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FV 510 Warrior infantry fighting vehicle

FV 510 Warrior is a tracked infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) of the British Army.

The Warrior IFV was designed between 1972 and 1980 by GKN Sankey / GKN Defence.

GKN Defence was ultimately purchased by BAE Systems.

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The production of the Warrior infantry fighting vehicles began in 1984, more than 1,000 units being manufactured.

The FV 510 Warrior IFV has a mass of 25.4 tonnes (25.0 long tons; 28.0 short tons), a length of 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in), a width of 3.03 m (9 ft 11 in), and a height of 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in).

The crew consists of three (3) persons including the commander, the gunner, and the driver. It can carry seven (7) troops.

The hull is made of aluminium with appliqué armour.

As main armament, FV 510 Warrior has a 30 mm L21A1 RARDEN cannon, with future upgrade bringing a more powerful 40 mm CTA International CT40 cannon.

As secondary armament, it has two 7.62 mm machine guns, one of them being an L94A1 coaxial chain gun.

FV 510 Warrior infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) is powered by a 550 hp (410 kW) Perkins V-8 Condor diesel engine with a power-to-weight ratio of 22 hp/t.

It has a torsion bar suspension with hydraulic damper and has an operational range of 660 km (410 miles).

Warrior can reach a maximum speed of 75 km/h (46 mph) on-road and 50 km/h (31 mph) off-road.

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