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LAND WARFARE CENTRE, WARMINSTER, WILTSHIRE, SOUTH WEST ENGLAND, BRITAIN



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Location Category ID:
3050
Address: Harman Lines, Battlesbury Barracks, Sack Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 0
Telephone:
Email:
Opening Times: Accessible at any time
Official Website: 1st Royal Tank Regiment
International Defence Training LWC
Other Links: Panoramio
Latitude, Longitude: 51.21746889 , -2.1454829
Location Accuracy: 7
Tanks Previously Here: Long term:
1: M4A1 Sherman Grizzly Tank - Nationaal Bevrijdingsmuseum 1944-1945, Groesbeek, Groesbeek Municipality, Gelderland, The Netherlands (School of Infantry until ca1988)
2: T-34-85 Tank - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (ITDU ca1987)
3: Centurion Target Tank - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Ranges and 27 Command Workshops REME)
4: FV4005 Self-Propelled Heavy Anti-Tank Gun - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (27 Command Workshops REME – February 1980)
5: FV4006 Centurion Armoured Recovery Vehicle - The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (27 District Workshop plinth vehicle from 1993)
6: Chieftain Willich AVRE Engineer Vehicle - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (3 RTR – 1976)
7: Ram Kangaroo Armoured Personnel Carrier - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Restored at 27 District Wksp REME 1985)

Short term:
1: FV4006 Centurion Armoured Recovery Vehicle - The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (27 Command Workshops – 1982)


The Land Warfare Centre (LWC) is located at Warminster on Salisbury Plain, the British Army’s principal training area. Its mission is to: “support the Army through the provision of tactical doctrine, training support, operational support and force development in order to support the delivery of appropriately trained, supported and motivated force elements and individuals on operations and at readiness on an enduring basis.”
A Squadron of 1st Royal Tank Regiment forms the armoured part of the LWC battlegroup and is equipped with Challenger 2 tanks.


1) A41 Centurion Tank British


Number of Photos:
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Unique ID: 1058
Serial Number:
Registration: “45 BA 23” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall in green and sand camouflage scheme with ‘Chinese Eye’ markings on the stowage boxes on turret sides.

This Centurion was acquired from Sutton Coldfield; it replaced the M4A1 Sherman that is now on display in Nijmegen, Netherlands (source: TankMuseum.org).