Chieftain Main Battle Tank Owners Workshop Manual 1966 to Present - An Insight Into Owning Operating & Maintaining

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  • ISBN: 9781785210594
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  • Publ Date: 2016-08-26
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  • Binding: HardBack
  • Pages: 160
  • Imprint: HAYNES UK
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  • ID - 185994

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* Published in association with The Tank Museum, Bovington * Experienced military author and former tank commander * Author has been given full and exclusive access to the Tank Museum's collection of Chieftains * Fully illustrated with archive photos, technical drawings and detailed photography of the Tank Museum's Chieftains


Description:

The Chieftain was the British Army's Main Battle Tank from 1966 to 1986, providing the backbone of its heavy armour during the Cold War. Incorporating a host of revolutionary design features, Chieftains saw combat in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War; Kuwaiti Chieftains fought the Iraqi Army during the invasion of 1990; and British Army specialist engineer Chieftains were used in 1991 during Desert Storm. Author Dick Taylor is a former Chieftain and Challenger tank commander. The Haynes Chieftain Tank Manual is published in association with the Tank Museum.


Author Biography:

Dick Taylor is an ex-British Army Challenger tank commander and the author of a number of books about tanks, including the Haynes Challenger Main Battle Tank Manual


 

 


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