Manufacturer: Vickers Defence Systems.
Development of the Centurion Mk2 ARV (FV4006) was developed in the early
1950's first production was completed by vickers in 1956/57. Until the introduction
of Cheidtain ARV it was the standard ARV of the British Army. The basic chassis
is identical to the Centurion MBT's with driver front right and superstructure
for remaining three crew men and whinch to his rear.
The Commander's cupola is mounted on the roof and armed with 7.62mm MG aimed and fired from inside, turret transverse is 360* and MG elevation from -15* to + 45*, the engine and transmission are at the rear of hull. The main winch has capacity of 31,000kg but can be increased with snatch blocks to 90,000kg, and has 137m of 88.9mm diameter rope
Engine: Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk. IVB 12-cylinder liquid-cooled
petrol developing 650bhp at 2,550rpm.
Maximum speed: 34.6 kph (road)
Fuel capacity & range: 1,045 Lit / 102km
Armament: 1x 7.62mm MG, 2x 5 smoke dischargers
Combat weight: 50, 295
Armour: 76mm (max) Steel