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scout car

[′skau̇t ‚kär]
(ordnance)
Lightly armed and armored reconnaissance vehicle, either wheel or half-track, without turrets, adapted for high-speed operation on hard roads and for cross-country missions.
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In the back of the deuce and a half was a Ferret scout car with a weight of about five tons.
During the First World War Maudslay lorries were used a lot by the armed forces, and during World War Two both Daimler and Humber supplied armoured cars, staff cars and scout cars for the war effort.
The Bard's kingdom of the horse has been replaced by this Richard's tanks, machine guns, bombers and scout cars as civil war sweeps the country in his tireless lust for power.
How much is the stamp "Made in Britain" worth after the revelation that 40 per cent of the work on new Scout cars will be carried out in other countries?
For the next six years the group was responsible for making one out of every seven UK produced bombers, 60 per cent of armoured cars, 30 per cent of scout cars and 50,000 aero engines.
ACC Sam Kinkaid, leading the investigation, said: "We are still trying to identify any scout cars that accompanied the car carrying the bomb."