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By Simon Dunstan

The successor to the Chieftain from the 1960's, paintings started in 1976 on improvement of a brand new MBT particularly for the Iranian military, who wanted a extra able tank than the Chieftain to fit their climatic and geographical stipulations. in spite of the fact that, as soon as the revolution happened in 1979 the British military used to be reluctantly pressured to simply accept this new layout themselves. as soon as in provider there have been technical difficulties leading to a variety of variations. although, the Challenger may cross directly to nice luck within the Gulf warfare, taking part in an important roles in either barren region typhoon and wasteland Sabre operations. during this ebook, Simon Dunstan examines this tank intimately, comparing its functionality either at the try variety and within the box of conflict.

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