Today in WW II: 12 Jul 1943 Tank battle at Prokhorovka, during the Battle of Kursk, greatest tank battle of WW II, unsurpassed until Operation Desert Storm in 1992.
FV721 Fox Armored Scout Car
The Fox FV721 Combat Reconnaissance Wheeled Vehicle served the British Army between 1973 and 1994. It was a 4x4 vehicle that superseded the Ferret Armored Scout Car and Saladin. It was armed with a 30mm cannon in the turret and a co-axial 7.62 mm machine gun.
Two columns of British Army Fox armored combat reconnaissance vehicles drive along 17th of June Street during the annual Allied Forces Day parade, Berlin, Germany, 17 June 1989.
Close up of British Army Fox armored combat reconnaissance vehicle on 17th of June Street during the annual Allied Forces Day parade, Berlin, Germany, 17 June 1989.
Fox Armored Scout Vehicle. Photo: Courtesy of Alan Wise.