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The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Storage)

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Unique ID: 2121
Added to Database: 2 February 2012
Last Edited: 19 April 2014
Type (ID): FV438 Swingfire (3996)
Model (ID): FV438 Swingfire (3996)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Location (ID): Storage (3016)
Serial Number:
Registration: 03 DA 07: “03 DA 07” painted on nose and on plate on hull rear.
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green, brown and grey camouflage scheme (previously overall green).
Collection Reference: E1969.118. (Accession 11869, Entry 1969.1010).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Bilston Factory, England (GKN Sankey)
2: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, 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 FV438 is probably a pre-production vehicle and has a Rolls Royce B81 petrol engine, rather than the Rolls Royce K60 multi-fuel diesel fitted to the majority of FV432 series vehicles (source: Museum Vehicle Record). It was put on the museum books in 1969.

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October 1982

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6678
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_FV4...
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