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Ferret Mark 5 Scout Car

with Swingfire Missile System


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1968
Manufactured by: Chassis: Daimler; Turret: British Aircraft Corporation
Crew: 2
Armament: Swingfire Anti-Tank Missile System (2) on sides of turret (2 Spares on Side of Hull); 7.62mm OR .30 cal. MG in turret.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: Based on the same chassis/hull of the Mark 4 "Big Wheel" Ferret.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Mark 5 with Swingfire Missile System Photos Peter Brown - Wimborne, Dorset, England
Ferret Mark 5 with Swingfire Missile System Photo David Haugh - Content Editor
Ferret Mark 5 with Swingfire Missile System Photos David Green - Oxfordshire, UK
Ferret Mark 5 with Swingfire Missile System Photos - Bovington Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
    Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull & 3D Electrical Diagram (Driver and Maintenance School - Bovington Camp: Circa 1994) Clive Elliott - Editor of The Shorland Site
Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull/Interior Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Scout Car Information and Photos Ferret-AFV.org Website
Ferret Scout Car Information and Photos Ferret FV701 Website

Printed

Reference Author
  "Big-Wheeled Ferrets" (February 2015 Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine) David Fletcher
British Armoured Cars Since 1945 Simon Dunstan

"Daimler Ferret" (March 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Geoff Fletcher
Daimler "Ferret" Scout Car - Armored/Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Data #2 David R. Haugh
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Ferrets and Fox - AFV Weapons Profile #44 R.M. Ogorkiewicz
Ferret: the FV 700 Series In British Army Service Pat Ware Warehouse Military Vehicle Datafile
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Ferret Mark 5 Scout Car with Swingfire Missiles Model Kit Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin/Brass

Model Photos

Model Kit Source/Provider
Ferret Mark 5 with Swingfire Missiles Model Kit (1/35 Accurate Armour) Alan Crawford - Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA