Re: [MV] Importing to Canada

Richard Notton (
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 06:17:56 -0000

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Carter <>
To: '' <>
Date: 21 January 1999 23:01
Subject: RE: [MV] Importing to Canada

>A while back I posted a message on Importing MV to Canada. Summarized
>is what I have found out:
> - Don't listen to the person you call at Customs Canada who "thinks"
>don't need anything special. Believe me once a Customs officer
>sees a Ferret (or any other armoured vehicle) the light bulb will go on
>unless you are prepared don't expect the vehicle to leave the dock.

Specifically with a Ferret it may be helpful to use the official UK
Military nomenclature:

"FV 701 Car, scout, 4x4, liaison, Ferret, Mk 1"
"FV 701 Car, reconnaissance, Ferret Mk 2"

The word "armoured" has never been part of the official title.

(Southampton UK)

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