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Yorkshire Squadron, The Queen's Own Yeomanry


Images of the various armoured vehicles used by this British Territorial Army Regiment since the 1970's, with their kind permission.

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An image of a Fox Combat Vehicle, Reconnaissance (Wheeled) or CVR(W) formerly in service with the Queens Own Yeomanry, a British Territorial Army or volunteer regiment but now serving as a gate guardian. It was equipped with a 30mm Rarden gun in it's...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

An image of a Fox Combat Vehicle, Reconnaissance (Wheeled) or CVR(W) formerly in service with the Queens Own Yeomanry, a British Territorial Army or volunteer regiment but now serving as a gate guardian. It was equipped with a 30mm Rarden gun in it's...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

This 6 wheel drive armoured car was produced by Alvis Ltd during the 1960's and served with British forces into the 1970's. It had a top speed of 45mph (72km/h) but had good cross-country performance from it 6 wheel design and could function capably ...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

This 6 wheel drive armoured car was produced by Alvis Ltd during the 1960's and served with British forces into the 1970's. It had a top speed of 45mph (72km/h) but had good cross-country performance from it 6 wheel design and could function capably ...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

Built on the same basic chassis as the Saladin Armoured Car (see entry), this 6 wheel drive APC was designed in 1952 and has served with the British army until the 1990's, latterly in an urban role in Northern Ireland, and with many other countries u...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

Built on the same basic chassis as the Saladin Armoured Car (see entry), this 6 wheel drive APC was designed in 1952 and has served with the British army until the 1990's, latterly in an urban role in Northern Ireland, and with many other countries u...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

The current vehicle used by the Queens Own Yeomanry, although this particular vehicle is on loan from the Guards, the Scimitar is a variant of the Scorpion class of Combat Vehicle, Reconaissance (Tracked) mounting a 30mm Rarden Cannon for defence rat...
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004

A close-up view of the turret of the Scimitar (see other entry for details) showing the targeting equipment and smoke grenade launchers, as well as the exhaust for the new Cummins powerplant and the side stowage containers just above the tracks.
Yorkshire Squadron, The Queens Own Yeomanry, Fulford Barracks, York. Feb' 2004