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Challenger Main Battle Tank
Military Vehicle Photos
No: 10918   Contributor: British Army   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Royal Ordnance Factory   Country: England
Challenger Main Battle Tank

A Challenger Main Battle Tank with improved armour, is shown taking part in the Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) Equipment Demonstration at Salisbury Plain in September 2008.

The demonstration displayed the full range of equipment that is in use by the Army, on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Involved in the display were actual soldiers who had used the equipment in an operational environment.

Organization: Army
Object Name: 45149001
Category: MOD
Supplemental Categories: Equipment, Vehicles, Combat, Challenger
Keywords: Challenger 2, MBT, Main Battle Tank, Tank, Armoured, Vehicle, Equipment, Army, UOR, Urgent Operational Requirement, Uparmoured
Country: England

Date 16 September 2008, 11:50:09
Picture added on 23 August 2013 at 07:41
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Many Challenger 2's were built by ROF Leeds prior to the factory at Barnbow being bought by Vickers Defence.

Added by Stephen Prosser on 01 November 2013.
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