Challenger 2 AVRE Trojan


At Bovington Tankfest 2009




In March 2004, the first prototype Trojan was delivered to the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU) at Bovington. The vehicle, was to undergo a 10-month demonstration trials period – with a second vehicle due to be delivered to British units in Germany for climatic trials

Trojan Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers (AVRE) Specifications
33 on order, in service from late 2006
Weight (Estimated) 62,500kg
Road Range 450kms
Max Road Speed 59km/h

Engine Perkins CV12 diesel engine, David Brown TN54 enhanced low-loss gearbox and the OMANI cooling group, Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is also fitted
Engine Power 1,200bhp
Crew 3
Armament 1 x 7.62mm machine gun, Stowage for crew man-portable Light Anti-Tank Weapons, Fitted with NBC protection system



 - 1925
(pre-GS 'A' number designations)

1925 - 1945 non-a numbered (named only) vehicles

General Staff 
 A-Number List 1925-1945 

Post 1945 FV Numbers

Post WW2 vehicle with no FV number

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