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Scimitar armoured reconnaissance vehicle

The Scimitar armoured fighting vehicle's exceptionally low ground pressure and small size make it useful where the terrain is hostile and movement is difficult.

Scimitar carries a 30mm Rarden cannon for self-defence. It is used by reconnaissance regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps and 'recce' elements of the armoured infantry.

Crew: 3
Dimensions: 4.9m (Length) x 2.1m (Height) x 2.24m (Width)
Combat weight: 8070kg
Main armament: 1 x 30mm L21 Rarden cannon
Secondary armament: Co-axial 7.62mm GPMG, smoke grenades
Ammunition carried: 160 rounds of 30mm, 3000 rounds of 7.62mm
Engine: Cummins BTA 5.9, 190hp diesel engine
Maximum speed: 80kph