FV4205 Chieftain AVLB

This vehicle was originally designed to lay either the No. 8 or No. 9 bridge. The vehicle pictured here has a No. 8 (scissors) bridge. The alternative No. 9 bridge is a one piece 13.4 m length bridge. The first vehicles were taken into British Army service in 1974, following a long gestation from 1962.



 - 1925
(pre-GS 'A' number designations)

1925 - 1945 non-a numbered (named only) vehicles

General Staff 
 A-Number List 1925-1945 

Post 1945 FV Numbers

Post WW2 vehicle with no FV number

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