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UNIQUE ID 1464: FV4030/4 CHALLENGER 1 TANK

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1464
Added to Database:
4 January 2011
Last Edited:
7 January 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV4030/4 Challenger 1 (3620)
Challenger 1 (3620)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number:
Registration: 06 SP 41: “06 SP 41” painted on nose.
Name: “HUNTSMAN”? painted on right hull side.
Other Identification: “[0B]” painted on left turret side. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
Links: Narod
TankNet
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 (Dates unknown)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until October 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Rail shipment 23 October 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Challenger was transported by train from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 23 October 2010. 06SP41 was the last of the seven V4 series prototypes (V4C7), it was used as a reference vehicle at RARDE Chertsey, then it was assigned to the Challenger development programme and later still used as the Vickers Defence Systems reference vehicle (source: R. Stickland/TankNet).


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October, 2010

On train for transport to Fort Benning
1: On train for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 22 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4186
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: RailHead...
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