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  • What: Fastest tank

  • Where: United Kingdom

A production standard S 2000 Scorpion Peacekeeper tank (complete with appliqué hull armour, ballistic skirts, K10000 replaceable rubber pad track and powered by an RS 2133 high-speed diesel engine) developed by Repaircraft PLC (UK), achieved a speed of 82.23 kph (51.10 mph) at the QinetiQ vehicle test track, Chertsey, UK, on 26 March 2002.

The speed is an average of two consecutive runs in opposite directions. It was officially measured by Malvern Motor Sports Timing Services (internationally qualified timekeepers) using two light beams.

 

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