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United Kingdom (1964) Armoured Personal Carrier -2,000 total 1964-78.

Development: The FV430 family

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Design of the FV430




Variants of the 510 family

British FV430 Variants

Export FV430 variants

The FV430 in action


FV 430 specifications

Dimensions28.87 x 10.17 x 8.53 ft (8.8 x 3.1 x 2.6 m)
Total weight, battle ready29 tons (63,841 lbs)
Crew4 (driver, commander, gunner, loader)
PropulsionRolls Royce Meteor 12-cylinder gasoline (600 hp)
SuspensionImproved Christie system
Speed (road)32 mph (52 km/h)
Range149 mi (240 km)
ArmamentMain : 83.4 mm QF-20 pounder (3.3 in) Secondary: coaxial 7.62 mm (0.3 in) machine gun
Armor14-64 mm (0.55-2.52 in)
Total conversions200 to 442 in 1950-52

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