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Vickers Mark 11
6x6 Long Range Patrol Vehicle
Vickers Mark 11 awaiting disposal at Vickers
Copyright Timoney Technology Limited
Vickers Mark 11 awaiting disposal at Vickers
Copyright Timoney Technology Limited
Background
It was originally believed that the Vickers Mark 11 was a 6x6 development of the Valkyr still retaining the Timoney Suspension system and portions of the hull however, latest information indicates that the original prototype was actually a development of the Timoney Mk 8 with a Valkyr FSV front. It is believed that this vehicle was actually manufactured in Ireland by Timoney (Jane's Armour and Artillery 1995-96). Therefore the illustrations are actually the second prototype, believed to have been built by Vickers.

It was armed with a 105mm anti-tank gun and could accomodate a squad of troops.

Designed for long range patrol mission it was reportedly comfortable due to it's independent suspension system.

It was one of the defeated vehicles in the Australian Project Bushranger competition, subsequently won by the ADI Bushmaster (Timoney MP44).

Having failed to gain export orders and with Vickers acquisition of Reumech to form Vickers OMC (now Alvis OMC) plans to produce the Mark 11 were shelved and the Mark 11 above was sold to a collector. The faith of the original prototype is unknown at this time.
Vehicle Specification
Crew 2+10 Including Driver and Gunner/Commander
Armament 12.7 mm MG and 7.62mm GPMG Up to 90mm Tank Gun
Unladen Weight .Kgs .
Combat Weight . Kgs .
Length 4,950mm .
Width 2,500mm .
Height 2,110mm Hull ?mm Turret
Max. Speed 105 kph Open road
Cruise Speed . kph .
Range 490Km Open road
Max. Vertical Step 600 mm .
Max. Trench . .
Ballistic Protection 7.62 mm AP All Round
Ballistic Protection 12.7 mm AP Frontal Arc
Ballistic Protection 9.5 kg TNT Anywhere under the Vehicle
Engine GM 4.53T 180 bhp/134Kw
Transmission Allison AT545 Automatic
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