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UNIQUE ID 329: MBT-70 TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Warehouses)


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Unique ID: 329
Added to Database: July 2008
Last Edited: 25 August 2012
Type (ID): Kampfpanzer 70 (440)
Model (ID): MBT-70 (772)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Warehouses (67040)
Serial Number: Pilot 6.
Registration: 09A006 68.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Krauss-Maffei GmbH, Munich, Germany (Deutsche Entwicklungs-Gesellschaft mbH consortium - DEG - also included MaK plus Rheinstahl-Henschel and Lutherwerke)
2: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Until 1976)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This prototype, serial number 09A006, was transferred from TACOM at Detroit, Michigan, in January 1976. It is made of non-ballistic steel and has many small weights welded onto its turret for testing purposes. It would be expected that this would be a US manufactured vehicle; however, it is interesting to note that the internal equipment has labelling and instructions written in German. It was stored for some time in a poor condition in Austin Hall (the LST Building).

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

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June 1983

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 253
Added: 4 July 2008
Filename: Scan_MBT...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2739
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_MBT...
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