WELCOME TO COLD WAR COLLECTION

The Society's primary goal, its reason for being, is to educate the public about the period of recent world history
known as the Cold War that existed between 1946 and 1995

OUR COLLECTIONS

Daimler Ferret

The Ferret is a lightly armed and armoured scout car made in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s. Used by most Commonwealth countries, including 124 by Canada, these formed the backbone of the reconnaissance troops during the Cold War period.

Volvo TP-21 Sugga Radio Car

The Sugga, which is Swedish for “sow,” was a radio and liaison car produced from 1953 to 1958. The Sugga was never exported and was only used by the Swedish Armed Forces, and was assembled by using many components of other cars and trucks being made in Sweden at that time.

Alvis CVR(T) Scorpion Scout Tank

The CVR(T) Scorpion is one of a family
of light armour developed from a single platform. Known for its speed and powerful Jaguar 4.2 engine, these
tracked reconnaissance vehicles are capable of sustained speeds
above 100kmh.

Alvis Stalwart

The Stalwart, or “Stolly,” is a fully amphibious, high-capacity load carrier designed in the UK in the mid-1950s and was able to carry upwards of 5 tons of supplies across rough terrain and rivers. It was also able to leave amphibious landing ships offshore to land on beaches.

FILM AND THEATRICAL
USE OF THE VEHICLES AND ARTIFACTS

The Society is registered with the Ottawa Film Office. To take advantage of the unique vehicles and artifacts, and to further ensure that these are placed into the public space as educational items, the Society, as part of its charter, makes these vehicles and artifacts available on a case-by-case basis for the Film and Theatrical industry. As we are a charity, we offer them on a cost recovery basis, and can provide these on a short- or long-term basis, either in static background or operational roles. The Society can provide experienced crews, such as drivers, mechanics, and historians, to assist production companies or theatrical groups to ensure the vehicles and artifacts are presented as accurately as possible.