Chieftain Tank at Newark VTS 08 - IMG 3763

An unusual exhibit for a Tractor show was this Chieftain tank at the Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show in 2008

The Chieftain Tank built by Vickers Plc was the main British Army battle tank for 1980's till replaced by the Challenger Tank.


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A few have been bought by Military vehicle collectors and appear at shows. Others are used by Tank Driving experience days (but are a bit heavy on the gas) so other lighter vehicles are often used like the Abbot Self-Propelled Gun.

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