In 1964, the General Staff laid out the requirements for a new battle reconnaissance vehicle. Research and development, a full-scale prototype, and two stands for testing engineering solutions (one for testing of the cooling system, the other for testing the suspension and transmission) were finished in 1965. Further development resulted in the production of CVR(T) vehicles and their adoption into service with the British Army.
Time for the successive autoreloading of each shell into the magazine.
Characteristics are specified for Siege mode.
Characteristics are specified for Rapid mode.
Characteristics are specified for vehicles with crews trained to 100%.