TRUMPETER 308 - British Challenger II in 1:35
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British Challenger II
ab 14 Jahren
Bauteile (Spritzlinge), Bauanleitung, Decals, KettenFurther development of the Challender I by Vickers Defence Systems resulted in the Challenger II MBT, of which 386 have been ordered by the british army, with delivers running from 1994 through to 2000. Oman has ordered 18 Challenger II MBTs. With the introduction of Challenger II, all remaining Chieftain an Challenger I MBTs will be phased out of service within the British Army. Alhoug similar in appearnce to Challenger I, the Challenger II MBT has many improvements including a brand new turret armed with the latest 120 mm L30 rifled tank gun firing a new APFSDS-T ( Armour Piercing Fln Discarding Sabot Tracer ) projectile with a depleted uranium penetrator. The new computerized fire control system, all electric gun control and stailizing system, and stabilized sights for the commander and gunner give a high degree of first round hit probability under both day and night conditions. Standard equipment includes a thermal camera over the mantlet of the 120mm gun which provides a picture for gunner and commander, as an NBC ( Nuclear, Biological, Chemical ) system, mounting points for additional fuel drums at the rear, and mounting points for a Combat Dozer Blade at the front of the hull.