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Alvis Stalwart



Overview


Stalwart Mk 2

Ex-British Stalwart Mk 2 in Bundeswehr livery in a museum.
Source: Billyhill - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
United Kingdom
Type
Tactical truck
Entered service
1962
Status
Limited service
Development
Late 1950's
Developer
United Kingdom - Alvis
Production
1959 - 1962 (prototypes)
1966 - 1972 (series production)
Producer
United Kingdom - Alvis
Number produced
1.110 in total:
140 Mk 1, incl 15 prototypes
970 Mk 2
Designations
Truck, High Mobility Load Carrier (HMLC), 5 Ton, 6 x 6, Alvis/Stalwart (official designation)
HMLC / High Mobile Load Carrier
Stolly (popular nickname)
Amfibiebil 101 (Mk 1 in Swedish service)
Amfibiebil 101c (Mk 2 in Swedish service)
Notable users
United Kingdom
Sweden

Details


Facts Stalwart Mk 2
General
Origin
United Kingdom
Type
Amphibious tactical truck
Crew
1 + 2 (driver, 2 passengers)
Dimensions
Weight
8.6 t empty for FV622
9.9 t empty for FV623
14.2 t max load for FV622
15.5 t max load for FV623
Length
6.35 m
Width
2.62 m
Height
2.40 m for FV622
3.10 m for FV623 with crane stowed
Cargo capacity
Max load
5 t
Crane
None on FV622
Atlas 3001 3-ton crane on FV623
Chassis
Chassis type
Wheeled chassis, 6x6
Wheelbase
1.53 m + 1.53 m
Tread
2.40 m
Tire size
14.00 x20
Automotive
Engine model
Rolls Royce B81 Mk 8B
Engine type
8-cylinder 6.5 L water-cooled petrol
Power output
220 hp
Fuel
454 L
Mobility
Speed
62 km/h on road
10 km/h afloat
Range
640 km on road
Obstacle crossing
Fording
Amphibious
Protection
Armor type
None, softskin vehicle
NBC system
None
Smoke system
None

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