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Saladin AFV FV601 Lapel Pin Badge

Saladin AFV FV601 Lapel Pin Badge

Military Remembrance Pins

  • £650


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Wear this Bosnia Veteran Campaign Medal Round Pin with pride.

Size: 40mm

Made with high quality metal & enamels

2x Rear rubber pin fastener 

Free UK postage & packaging

International postage will be added at checkout using Royal Mails current International Large Letter Tariff

The FV601 Saladin is a six-wheeled armoured car developed by Crossley Motors and later manufactured by Alvis. Designed in 1954, it replaced the AEC Armoured Car in service with the British Army from 1958 onward. The vehicle weighed 11 metric tonnes, offered a top speed of 72 km/h, and had a crew of three. Saladins were noted for their excellent performance in desert conditions, and found favour with a number of Middle Eastern armies accordingly. They were armed with a 76mm low-pressure smoothbore cannon which fired the same ammunition as that mounted on the FV101 Scorpion.

The Saladin also spawned an armoured personnel carrier counterpart, the Alvis Saracen.


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