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Alvis Vickers

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  1. Alvis Ltd was created when United Scientific Holdings plc acquired the Alvis division of the nationalised vehicle manufacturer BL plc in 1981

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  2. United Scientific maintained its own name until 1992 when the group was renamed Alvis plc

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  3. acquired Vickers Defence Systems from Rolls-Royce in October 2002 to form Alvis Vickers

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  4. acquired by BAE Systems in 2004 and became BAE Systems Land Systems (Weapons & Vehicles) Ltd, now part of the BAE Systems Land and Armaments operating group

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  5. Alvis became part of Rover in 1965, which ended the company's car manufacturing in 1967 to allow it to concentrate on the manufacture of armoured vehicles

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