A pair of Scimitars crossing the border from Iraq to Syria, 2008

Scimitar is a recon vehicle, and as such it is lightly armoured and small. Part of the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked), or CVR(t) vehicle family it has many similar parts with other vehicles of the same family. Designed to be air portable. It is used by Recce regiments and Armoured Infantry. Equipped with bar armour. Scimitar can be found in the game Combat Mission: Shock Force British Forces.

Technical information

  • 30mm Rarden cannon
  • 7.62mm machinegun
  • Aluminium armor
  • Bar armour
  • Diesel engine
  • Weighs 7.8 tons
  • Ammo:
    • 30mm HE (39 rounds)
    • 30mm APDS (162 rounds)
    • 7.62mm (>3k rounds)
  • Crew: 3 (commander, gunner, driver)

 Variants in the game

British Forces (CMSF):

  • Scimitar


  • British Forces module manual v1.20
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