Centurion Tank Mk13

Centurion Tank

The British Centurion Tank FV 4007, has gone down in history as the most successful Post-World War 2 British Tank. Developed at the end of World War 2 to defeat the German Tiger I Tank, it has served on nearly every major continent with 18 different nations and is still in service with some countries as of 2017. Over 4400 were built and it has been deployed in at least […]

Conqueror Tank Mk1

Conqueror Tank

The British Conqueror Tank FV214 was the last of the Heavy Tanks built by the British. Built to support the medium Centurion Tank with its 120mm main gun, it was built-in 2 Marks (Mk). Both Mk shared the same hull and turret, but with minor modifications. The Mk2 had a revised upper frontal glacis plate welds, a single Drivers sight, revised electrical cabling to the headlights and different exhaust. Despite […]

Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme

Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme

Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme is being run by the Defence Equipment and Support organisation on behalf of the British MoD to modernise the British Armies Challenger 2 Tank Fleet and keep it operational until 2035. The Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme is aka as the Challenger 2 LEP and also refered to as the “Challenger 2 Mark” by BAE Systems “Team Challenger 2” in the companies bid for the […]

Challenger 2 ATDU

Challenger 2 ATDU

Challenger 2 ATDU is a fictional name given to the Challenger 2 Megatron for the game Armored Warfare. Including some of the upgrades of Megatron, the in-game version is fitted with a former British 140mm main gun. ATDU stands for Armoured Trials and Development Unit and use the Challenger 2 Megatron for the trialling of new and possible future equipment for all British Army Challenger 2 Tanks. Challenger 2 ATDU […]

Challenger 2 Megatron Tank

Challenger 2 Megatron

Challenger 2 Megatron is a Challenger 2 Tank based at the British Army Bovington Camp in Dorset, UK. It is operated by the Armoured Trials and Development Unit and is commonly seen in the Challenger 2 Street Fighter configuration. ATDU use Megatron for the trialling of new and possible future equipment for all British Army Challenger 2 Tanks. The name “Megatron” is a nickname given to the vehicle and at […]

Challenger 2 Street Fighter

Challenger 2 Street Fighter

Challenger 2 Street Fighter is the most modern version of the Challenger 2 Tank in British Army service. It is the most heavily armored tank in the world. It was developed during the Iraq War to offer the Challenger 2 Tank and its crew the greatest level of protection available against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), Explosively Formed Penetrators (EFP) and RPG-7 attacks (from all angles) in populated areas. The term […]

Challenger 2E Tank

Challenger 2E Tank

The Challenger 2E Tank was an export model of the Challenger 2 Tank marketed by BAE Systems Land. The vehicle offered several upgrades over the Challenger 2 Tank in British Army service. It was trialed, but failed to attract any orders and is no longer offered to the export market. Challenger 2E Tank Firepower The Challenger 2E retained the L30 rifled 120mm main gun, but had improvements to its Fire […]

Challenger 1

Challenger 1 Tank

The British FV4030/4 Challenger 1 Tank was the first Main Battle Tank to enter British Army service fitted with the¬†revolutionary Chobham composite armor. It made the headlines in the UK due to its poor performance in the NATO Gunnery competition called the CAT shoot in 1987. During the 1990-91 Gulf War it set a new World Record when a Challenger 1 Tank of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards scored a […]

Chieftain Tank FV4201 Berlin Camo Scheme

Chieftain Tank

The British Chieftain Tank FV4201 was the first and most powerful Main Battle Tank in NATO during the former Cold War. First deliveries to the British Army were completed in 1966 and was finally withdrawn from service in 1995 as its replacement the Challenger 2 entered service. A number of Combat Engineer Vehicles were built on the hull. The Chieftain was modified and exported to several Middle-East countries were it […]