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CVR(W) Fox Armored Car



Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1967
Manufactured by: Vickers Defence Systems (Originally: Daimler, Ltd)
Crew: 3
Armament: Turret: 30mm Rarden Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.62mm Machine Gun
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance-Wheeled [CVR(W)] Fox was developed as the same time as the CVR-Tracked Scorpion series and is fitted with a similar turret as the Scimitar variant.  The Fox shares its lineage with the Ferret Scout Cars, specifically the Mark 4 "Big Wheel" variant.  A companion vehicle, the CVR(W) Vixen Liaison Vehicle was also planned, but never put into serial production.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
      CVR(W) Fox Photos Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Photos Mark Hallam - Nottingham, UK
  CVR(W) Fox, Ferret 2 or 2/3 & Saladin Mark 2 Armored Cars Photo Dave Haugh - Content Editor
CVR (W) Fox Armored Car Photos (Fitted with incorrect turret; probably from a Scimitar Tracked Recon Vehicle) (Taken at the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum - Cairns) Mckenna35 - Fort Collins, Colorado USA
CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Photos Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
CVR(W) Fox Armored CarPhotos Lt. Col. Dick Taylor (RTR) - Blandford Forum, Dorset, UK
  CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Photo William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
CVR(W) Fox Photos Taken at The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
  CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Instructional Hull (Driver and Maintenance School - Bovington Camp: Circa 1994) Clive Elliott - Editor of The Shorland Site

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Photos and Information Clash of Steel Website
CVR(W) Fox Armoured Car Information and Photos The Shopland Collection Website
"Foxes and Their Cubs"  By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #19)
"Last of the Line - No More Armored Cars in the British Army?"  By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #32)


Reference Author
British Armoured Cars Since 1945 Simon Dunstan
British Infantry Brigade Berlin: Armoured Vehicles of the... (Tankograd British Special No. 9001) Andreas Kirchhoff
Certain Shield: The Multi-National Airmobile Divison on Exercise (Concord Publications) Michael Jerchel
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Ferrets and Fox - AFV Weapons Profile #44 R.M. Ogorkiewicz
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook Christopher F. Foss
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Model Kit Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin
CVR(W) Fox Armored Car Model Kit (PWB-01) Matador Models 1/76 Resin

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Fox CVR(W) Armored Car Model Kit (1/76 Matador Models) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA
Fox CVR(W) Armored Car Model Kit (1/35 Accurate Armour) Alan Crawford - Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
  CVR(W) Fox Model Photographed at AMPS 95 Patrick Keenan - Content Editor