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UNIQUE ID 1172: XM803 TANK

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1172
Added to Database:
March, 2010
Last Edited:
25 August 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Kampfpanzer 70 (440)
XM803 (774)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number: Pilot 7 of MBT-70.
Registration: 09A007 67 (source: N. Baumgardner/AFVNDB).
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
Links: AFVNDB
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Germany (Country of origin)
2: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Estimated early 1980s)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until 19 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)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:


[No entry]

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:


This is an automotive prototype of the XM803. It was on display for many years beside Old Ironsides Avenue in front of Serio Hall (building number 2370), the Headquarters of the 194th Armored Brigade. It was acquired from the XM1 Tank System, DARCOM, at Warren, Michigan. It is made of non-ballistic steel. It was transferred to Richardson Motor Pool on 4 August 2010. On 19 October 2010 it was transported from RMP to the Fort Knox railhead. It was transported by train to Fort Benning on 23 October 2010.

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October, 2010

Centre tank, on train for transport to Fort Benning
1: Centre tank, on train for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 22 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4190
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: RailHead...
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Moving from Richardson Motor Pool
2: Moving from Richardson Motor Pool

Taken: 19 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4189
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: Loadingu...
Views: 254
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June, 1983

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2757
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
Views: 193
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2758
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
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Front view
5: Front view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2759
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2760
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2761
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
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Right view
8: Right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2762
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
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Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2763
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
Views: 136
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Left view
10: Left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2810
Added: 21 March 2010
Filename: Scan_XM8...
Views: 795
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