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BMS-1 Alacran half-track

Country of Origin: Spain


The BMS-1 Alacran (Scorpion) was an unusual half-tracked multirole armored vehicle that could act as a troop transport and could be used for assault and reconnaissance tasks.

The Alacran hull resembled that of the MOWAG/Cardoen 6 x 6 Piranha or Cardoen VTP-1 Orca and fell between the two vehicles in size. Its glacis was sloped behind a blunt nose, and its lower hull angled in toward the centerline, slab upper sides and flat hull top. The armor protected against hits from small...

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