Tamiya

British Challenger 1 Mk.3 35154 1/35

£24.99

The Challenger tank showcased its combat effectiveness during the Gulf Conflict, demonstrating its capability as one of the premier main battle tanks utilized during the operations.

Combat Modifications:

The tank was uniformly painted in a sand color suitable for desert environments.
Numerous adaptations were implemented for desert operations, including enhancements to the cooling system and air cleaners.
The transmission was reinforced for durability in harsh conditions.
Additional side skirts made from Chobham armor were added to augment protection.
Bolt-on Reactive armor was applied to the frontal area for increased defense.
External fuel tanks mounted on the rear of the tank provided an additional 200 liters of fuel, significantly extending its operational range.
Extra external stowage bins were installed for carrying essential equipment.
Maintenance-free batteries were utilized to ensure operational reliability in challenging environments.
Operational Performance:

Despite operating in the demanding desert terrain, Challenger tanks maintained an exceptional "in service" and availability rate exceeding 90%.
This achievement underscored the tank's reliability and readiness for combat, combined with its precise and potent firepower.
The Challenger's performance during the Gulf Conflict solidified its reputation as one of the most effective and capable main battle tanks deployed during the conflict, highlighting its resilience, firepower, and adaptability in challenging operational environments.

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Returns accepted up to 30 days after date of purchase.

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