I remember a couple of American NCOs on Ex Reforger in 87 falling in love with the Ferret.
They still do, the vast majority of Canadian Ferrets when surplussed ended up being bought up by US civvies, not many left here at all.I remember a couple of American NCOs on Ex Reforger in 87 falling in love with the Ferret.
I think US Forces may even have bought a few from HMG.
That's a very interesting link, thanks for that.An APC is an AFV.
Try this:- British Army -The Infantry - AFV 432 - Bulldog - Armed Forces - a5a09
Yep - every March, a whole bunch of Rhodies would descend on Kyalami for the South African Grand Prix, and 'sweet talk' the various teams into leaving their 'worn' tyres behind, rather than go to the expense of air freighting them back to Europe.The Pookie .
Rhodesian mine detecting vehicle.
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Designed to be blown up?
Driver/detector pod was mine proof and , as you can see . V shaped main body to deflect the blast. Wheels were from F1 racing cars
The V shaped hull design was the copied by Rhodesian and S.A for vehicles and is still used today . MRAP, Ridgebak , UK. Cougar, USA etc.