Ground combat vehicle popularly known as combat vehicle is a self-propelled, weaponized military vehicle used for combat operations in mechanized warfare. Ground combat vehicles can be tracked or wheeled.
In this article, I'll be talking about the 4 sophisticated combat vehicles used by the British army on the battlefield.
1. CHALLENGER 2
The Challenger 2 is a battle tank designed to destroy other tanks and built by the British company Vickers Defence Systems. The challenger uses a Perkins CV12-6A V12 diesel 26.1 litre,1,200 bhp (890 kW) engine with a fuel capacity of 1,592 litres (350 imp gal; 421 US gal). The challenger 2 has a maximum speed of 59 km/h (37 mph) on-road and 40 km/h (25 mph) off-road.
The mass of the battle tank is 64 tonnes (63 long tons; 71 short tons) and a combat-ready weight of 75.0 tonnes (73.8 long tons; 82.7 short tons) with add-on armour modules.
The length is 13.50 m (44 ft 3 in), 8.3 m (27 ft 3 in), with gun forward and the width is 3.5 m (11 ft 6 in), 4.2 m (13 ft 9 in) with appliqué armour. The height is 2.49 m (8 ft 2 in). The battle tank has 4 crew (commander, gunner, loader/operator, driver) with the Power/weight of 18.7 hp/t (13.9 kW/t) at 64 tonnes, 16.0 hp/t (11.9 kW/t) at 75.0 tonnes.
The mass of the warrior tank is 25.4 tonnes (25.0 long tons; 28.0 short tons).
With a length of 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in), a width of 3.03 m (9 ft 11 in) and a height of 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in), the maximum speed of the tank is 46 mph (75 km/h) on road, 31 mph (50 km/h) off-road.
The battle tank had 3 crew(commander, gunner, driver) + 7 troops or full section 10 troops and uses Perkins V-8 Condor Diesel 550 hp (410 kW) engine.
3. BULLDOG & FV430 SERIES
The FV430 series uses Rolls-Royce K60 multi-fuel
240 hp engine and has a maximum speed of 32 mph (52 km/h).
With the Mass of 15.3 t (15.1 long tons), Length of 5.25 m (17 ft 3 in), width of2.8 m (9 ft 2 in) and height of 2.28 m (7 ft 6 in), the battle tank has a minimum of 2 crew.
The stormer tank uses a Perkins 6-litre, 6-cylinder diesel 250 hp (186 kW) engine and has a maximum speed of 50 mph (80 km/h)
With a mass of 12.7 tonnes, length of 5.27 m, a width of 2.76 m and height of 2.49 m, the battle tank has 2 + 12 crew.
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