Daimler Ferret Scout Car MKII

The Ferret armoured car, also commonly called the Ferret scout car, is a British armoured fighting vehicle designed and built for reconnaissance purposes. The Ferret was produced between 1952 and 1971 by the UK company Daimler. It was widely adopted by regiments in the British Army, as well as the RAF Regiment and Commonwealth countries.

This example at the RAF London museum was restored at RAF Northolt using parts from several vehicles.

The Ferret was used in most parts of world, proving to be particularly popular as it was very easy to maintain in combat conditions. The RAF first used the armoured car in the Radfan area of Aden near Yemen during operations in the 1960s. Later the Ferret was used by the RAF Regiment to protect Harrier sites.

There were a few Ferret MkII Scout Cars at the Bovington Tank Museum.

There was a Ferret MkII Scout Car in a white UN paint scheme on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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