A Scimitar CVR (T) light reconnaissance tank in Helmand, 2011
Digital photograph by Sergeant Rupert Frere, Royal Logistic Corps, Afghanistan (2001-2014), 2011.
The Scimitar Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) carries a 30 mm Rarden cannon for self-defence. Secondary armament consists of a coaxial machine gun and multi-barrelled smoke grenade dischargers.
Within the British Army, the Scimitar is used by the reconnaissance regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps and reconnaissance elements of the armoured infantry.
From a collection of 128 digital images of Scimitar CVR(T) light reconnaissance tanks, 2011.
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