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Shorland S 55

Armoured Patrol Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain ( Also Used by 20 other countries including Malaysia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Turkey)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1986
Manufactured by: Short Brothers & Harland - Belfast
Crew: 2+6
Armament: No armament mounted.  However, it had 8 gun ports for use by passengers.  Roof-mounted smoke grenade launchers could also be fitted.
Engine: (8) Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The S55 Patrol Vehicle is based upon the chassis of the Land Rover 110 Defender
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Photo Above Clive Elliott - Editor of The Shorland Site

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"Land Rovers That Fire Missiles" by Clive Elliott The Shorland Site
Shorland APV S55 Information and Photos The Shorland Site


Reference Author
"Armoured Land Rovers" (June 2010 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) James Lyle
"Lighter Duties" (October Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine) James Taylor

"Military Roverphile: Armoured Land Rovers" (February 2011 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

James Taylor

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