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British Army demos new Challenger 2 urban operation tank concept

10th December 2018 - 12:08 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The British Army’s Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) has developed a new Challenger 2 MBT demonstrator to highlight modifications that could be made to the platform for urban operations.

The RTR will be demonstrating the vehicle during the Army Warfighting Experiment held in December 2018.

Speaking to Shephard, 2nd Lt Nicholas Warren-Miller, 3 Tp Ldr RTR, said that the team has worked over the past two months to add ‘low-level...low-cost modifications that can be done very quickly’ on the tank.

One of the key areas of modification was to enhance situational awareness in urban environments which Warren-Miller said was particularly limited

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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