British F.V. 106 Samson Armoured Recovery Vehicle

British F.V. 106 Samson Armoured Recovery Vehicle, 1:87 H0 Model Kit Trident

The Samson is a British armoured recovery vehicle of the CVR(T) family of tracked armoured vehicles.

Available Scale Model Kits

  • F.V. 106 Samson Armoured Recovery Vehicle, 1:87 Trident

Technical Specifications

  • F.V. 106 Samson Armoured Recovery Vehicle
  • Motor: 4.2 litre Jaguar XK V-12 cylinder, 140 kw
  • Speed: 72 km/h on roads
  • Length: 4800 mm
  • Width: 2400 mm
  • Height: 2200 mm
  • Weight: 8700 kg
  • Armament: 7.62 mm L7 GPMG, smoke grenade dischargers
  • Crew: Commander, Driver, Passengers

Historical Employment

  • British Army

Official Variants

The Scorpion family of armoured fighting vehicles includes a number of interesting variants, of which the Scorpion and Scimitar recce vehicles are most useful for wargamers.

Cold War Miniatures