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Warrior  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1986
Total Production: 789
Also Known As: Desert Warrior and MCV80
Origin: United Kingdom
Corporations: Alvis Plc
Parent System: Warrior
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1986
Total Production: 789
Family Members: Warrior 2
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Description: Basically the Warrior is an armored vehicle designed to provide transport and fire support to the British infantrymen. It is NBC proof and features night vision equipment. The Warrior vehicle has a heavy armor which provides protection against ballistic threats, a 30mm L21 cannon and a coaxial 7.62mm machine gun to provide fire support to dismounted troops and self-protection against other armored vehicles. The Warrior was successfully combat-proven during the Gulf War in 1991. Afterward, it was deployed in the former Yugoslavia and most recently in Iraq during operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 (Operation Telic).

The Warrior armored vehicle is powered by a single Rolls Royce CV8 diesel engine. There are seven Warrior variants, for example: Milan anti-tank missile carrier, recovery vehicle, engineer combat vehicle and artillery command vehicle. The Desert Warrior is an special derivative of the Warrior vehicle supplied to Kuwait. The Last variant of the Warrior is the Warrior 2000, which is able to accommodate a 120mm main gun.

Warrior Specifications

Crew: 3
Rolling Rubber Wheels: 6
Troops: 7
Dimensions
Height: 2.78 meter (109 inch)
Length: 6.34 meter (250 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Width: 3 meter (118 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 600 kilometer (373 mile)
Power
Power: 650 shp (485 kW)
Speed
Top Speed: 75 kph (47 mph)
Weight
Combat Weight: 33,000 kilogram (72,751 pound)
Empty Weight: 25,000 kilogram (55,115 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Warrior News

There are 11 news between
28 Oct 2005 and 21 Mar 2016
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Monday, March 21, 2016British Army Takes Delivery of 40mm CTA Cannon
Wednesday, July 1, 2015UK MoD Orders 515 40mm CT Cannons for Warrior and Scout SV Armored Vehicles
Tuesday, October 25, 2011Billion-pound Upgrade to Armoured Vehicles Announced
UK Ministry of Defence Selects Lockheed Martin UK to Upgrade Warrior Vehicles
Friday, July 10, 2009FMS: Kuwait Requests Upgrade of Desert Warrior Fire Control System
Friday, January 30, 2009Defence Support Group Workshop Repairs and Upgrades 1,000th Warrior for the British Army
Wednesday, December 3, 2008Warrior MTIP2 Turret with CTAS Gun Successfully Demonstrated for UK and France
Wednesday, February 20, 2008British Army Warrior Protected by New Wrap Two Armor
Monday, December 3, 2007Warrior Results Successful in WFLIP Live Firing Trials
Tuesday, July 25, 2006Further Armored Vehicles for British Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

Operators & Related Equipment


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2010792
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Grand Total 7932
 
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