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UNIQUE ID 1374: FV4030/4 CHALLENGER 1 TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Museum Building Entrance)


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Unique ID: 1374
Added to Database: 1 November 2010
Last Edited: 20 March 2012
Type (ID): FV4030/4 Challenger 1 (3620)
Model (ID): Challenger 1 (3620)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Museum Building Entrance (3000)
Serial Number: V3A2: “V3A2” painted on hull sides.
Registration: 05 SP 52: “05 SP 52” painted on nose and right hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: Yellow line and small yellow cross painted on hull sides.
Collection Reference: E1994.23. (Accession 2394, Entry 1994.1110).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Manufacturer)
2: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Testing – dates unknown)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Challenger is displayed beside the main door to the museum. It was a fully hydrogas instrumented test rig (source: Museum Vehicle Record). A Museum photograph shows it undergoing testing with a mix of roadwheel types at Chertsey.


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March 2011

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7217
Added: 26 March 2012
Filename: 58446308...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7216
Added: 26 March 2012
Filename: 58440860...
Views: 189
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7215
Added: 26 March 2012
Filename: 58446266...
Views: 89
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October 2008

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 30 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3883
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1040181...
Views: 290
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Front view
5: Front view

Taken: 30 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3884
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1040179...
Views: 124
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 30 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3885
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1040180...
Views: 116
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Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3875
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1040082...
Views: 127
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Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3876
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030435...
Views: 164
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Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3877
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1040081...
Views: 106
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Upper left view
10: Upper left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3878
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030431...
Views: 132
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Upper rear left view
11: Upper rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3879
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030430...
Views: 184
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Upper rear view
12: Upper rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3880
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030432...
Views: 172
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Upper rear right view
13: Upper rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3881
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030433...
Views: 132
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Upper right view
14: Upper right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3882
Added: 1 November 2010
Filename: P1030434...
Views: 197
Select/Has Priority: 21/0