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Foden recovery truck
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No: 1883   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Foden   Country: England
Foden recovery truck

The only prototype Foden recovery truck around. Could not find any info on the model. Licence registration 'RPL 86M'.
Picture added on 18 August 2010 at 11:06
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War & Peace show 2010, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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It is not a recoverz truck. I suspect that it is an artillery tractor for the FH70 155mm howitzer.
Note the cabin for the gun crew and the rear mounted crane for unloading ammunition. The M Suffix of the registration suggests that it was with the army from about August 1974.If the date of coming into service can be confirmed, then the civilian registration will also refelect this.

Added by Roger Greenawaz on 19 August 2010.
Thanks Roger.
I must have misunderstood the commentator on the show. There where many vehicles running around in the arena at the same time!
Regards,
Alf

Added by AlfvanBeem on 20 August 2010.
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