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Unidentified at W&P show 2010
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No: 9575   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: GKN Sankey   Country: England
Unidentified at W&P show 2010

It looks like an FV-432 but with some extra's?
Picture added on 15 July 2012 at 08:16
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War & Peace show 2010, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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This is an FV439, the specialised signals version of the FV432 series. The armoured bin on top contained 2x 3.5KVA generators (Onan). It came in 3 versions{

1) Radio-Relay with 2x SR C50/R236 sets (225-400 MHz)
2) Auto 20 with an automatic 20 line telephone exchange.
3) MCVF with teleprinters (Siemens T100R) and crpto equipment (BID 200 system).

These were used within the BRUIN communications system and were deployed at Brigade HQ level (2 of each for maikn and step-up HQs)

They were refurbished and re-equipped for the Ptarmigan system, but that was after my time with these beasts!

Added by Roger Greenaway on 15 July 2012.
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