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UNIQUE ID 2034: FV4030/4 CHALLENGER 1 TANK

The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 2034
Added to Database: 4 January 2012
Last Edited: 24 March 2012
Type (ID): FV4030/4 Challenger 1 (3620)
Model (ID): Challenger 1 (3620)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Location (ID): Storage (3016)
Serial Number: V3B3: “V3B3” painted on left hull side.
Registration: 05 SP 55.
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference: E1994.147. (Accession 14794, Entry 1994.1108).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This vehicle started life as Shir 2 tank, then was adapted to accept a standard Challenger turret. The turret was subsequently changed to an aluminium one to test a range of Fire Control equipment. It is classed as a Weapons Systems Demonstrator. (Source: Museum Vehicle Record).


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2002

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6593
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623818...
Views: 311
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Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6594
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623823...
Views: 4700
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Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6595
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623827...
Views: 259
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6596
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623819...
Views: 215
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Close-up
5: Close-up

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6597
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623785...
Views: 235
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Turret close-up
6: Turret close-up

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6598
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623792...
Views: 1596
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Turret close-up
7: Turret close-up

Taken: 2002 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 6599
Added: 5 January 2012
Filename: 14623780...
Views: 295
Select/Has Priority: 21/0