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UNIQUE ID 2601: FV4030/4 CHALLENGER 1 TANK

Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Britain

(Location: Exterior Display)


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Unique ID: 2601
Added to Database: 11 September 2014
Last Edited: 4 January 2015
Type (ID): FV4030/4 Challenger 1 (3620)
Model (ID): Challenger 1 (3620)
Location Category (ID): Defence College of Management and Technology (3110)
Location (ID): Exterior Display (3112)
Serial Number:
Registration: 05 SP 54: “05 SP 54” painted on nose and right hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “546-4544-47 CM1/684-1 81-P2 PHL-75” or similar stamped into nose. “AFVW” (‘AFV Wing’) insignia painted on turret sides. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Manufacturer)
2: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, South East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Challenger is in a poor cosmetic condition; it is stored outside under a canopy but is otherwise exposed to the weather. It stands (with its turret reversed) at the end of the Cranfield Forensic Institute building and is apparently used to contain radioactive samples during testing.


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April 2014

Upper front left view
1: Upper front left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9921
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8250...
Views: 107
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Upper front right view
2: Upper front right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9922
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8249...
Views: 91
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Upper rear left view
3: Upper rear left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9923
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8251...
Views: 1564
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Upper rear right view
4: Upper rear right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9924
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8252...
Views: 94
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9925
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8240...
Views: 2040
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9926
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8241...
Views: 51
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Left view
7: Left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9927
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8242...
Views: 83
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Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9928
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8243...
Views: 81
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Rear view
9: Rear view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9929
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8244...
Views: 78
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Rear right view
10: Rear right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9930
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8245...
Views: 75
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Right view
11: Right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9931
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8246...
Views: 1516
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Front right view
12: Front right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9932
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8247...
Views: 80
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Front right view
13: Front right view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9933
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8248...
Views: 56
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Front view
14: Front view

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9934
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8239...
Views: 98
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Markings on nose
15: Markings on nose

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9935
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8253...
Views: 75
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Overview
16: Overview

Taken: 29 April 2014
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9936
Added: 4 January 2015
Filename: IMG-8257...
Views: 80
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