Challenger 2


At Bovington Tankfest 2002


Uparmoured Challenger 2 at Bovington Tankfest 2004

With Bar Armour at Tankfest 2006





If you have never been up close to one of these beasts in real life, you cannot appreciate the shear brute presence of the Challenger 2! It is truly awesome.


Armament: 120 mm L30A1 rifled gun, up to 52 projectiles; 7.62 mm L94A1 chain gun, 4000 rounds; 2 x 5 barrel smoke dischargers

Main armament elevation: -10  -  +20°

Crew: 4

Weight (in action): 62,500 Kg

Hull length: 8.327 m; Overall width: 3.52m; Width over tracks: 3.42 m; Ground clearance: 0.5 m

Engine: 26.1 l Perkins Condor CV12 TCA Diesel, of up to 1,200 bhp; Fuel Capacity:1,797 l; Range (road): 400 Km; Max road speed: 56 Km/h


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(pre-GS 'A' number designations)

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

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