During Telic 1 the Challenger was used to spearhead all the assaults and raids into Basrah. After Telic 1, the number of Challenger 2’s in theatre were reduced and moved to more of a security role rather than an aggressive war fighter.
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The Oshkosh Defense® MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle was chosen on the 30th June 2009 to be the sole winner of the MRAP All Terrain Vehicle contest. Oshkosh Corporation received an initial order for 2,244 vehicles in a contract worth US $1.06 Billion ... Read More
What is The British Scout SV & FRES SV Family? The British Army in recent years has been developing a program called The Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) which is a fleet of vehicles that can be rapidly deployed, network-enabled, ... Read More
The Russian BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Description The Armoured Personnel Carrier is a lightly armoured vehicle designed to transport infantry across the battlefield, to a point were they disembark and fight. An Infantry Fighting Vehicle goes one further in that ... Read More
The Swedish CV90 Combat Vehicle aka Combat Vehicle 90 aka Stridsfordon 90, has to be one of the most commercial success’s in AFV history of the 1990’s. Its history stemmed back to 1985 when HB Utveckling, a small holding company of ... Read More
Development Of The Finnish Patria AMV "Armoured Modular Vehicle" Development started in 1995 to meet the needs of the Finnish Army for a replacement of the Patria Pasi 6×6 APC aka XA-180 series. Trials with the Finnish Army started in ... Read More
The British Challenger 2 Tank Background The British Chieftain had served the Royal Armoured Corps as the most advanced tank of its day. It was the first tank to mount a 120mm main gun, which was also a calibre Length ... Read More
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