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    British Tanks of Military History

    The British gave the world the tank in World War 1 - only fitting for the nation to remain at the forefront of modern tank design today.





    There are a total of (56) British Tanks of Military History in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    C
     1 


    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the Challenger 2

    Challenger 2
    Main Battle Tank (MBT)
    A
     2 


    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis Sabre

    Alvis Sabre
    Reconnaissance Light Tank
    C
     3 


    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the Challenger 1

    Challenger 1
    Main Battle Tank (MBT)
    K
     4 


    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Khalid (Sword) MBT

    Khalid (Sword) MBT
    Main Battle Tank
    A
     5 


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV101 Scorpion

    Alvis FV101 Scorpion
    Reconnaissance Vehicle
    A
     6 


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV107 Scimitar

    Alvis FV107 Scimitar
    Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle
    V
     7 


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers MBT

    Vickers MBT
    Main Battle Tank
    C
     8 


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Chieftain MBT

    Chieftain MBT
    Main Battle Tank
    L
     9 


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Leopard 1

    Leopard 1
    Main Battle Tank (MBT)
    F
     10 


    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the FV214 Conqueror

    FV214 Conqueror
    Heavy Tank
    C
     11 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Centurion (A41)

    Centurion (A41)
    Main Battle Tank (MBT)
    M
     12 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)

    M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
    Reconnaissance Light Tank
    S
     13 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)

    Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
    Tank Destroyer / Medium Tank
    T
     14 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39)

    Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39)
    Heavy Tank
    S
     15 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman DD (Duplex Drive)

    Sherman DD (Duplex Drive)
    Amphibious Combat Tank
    I
     16 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Valiant (A38)

    Infantry Tank Valiant (A38)
    Infantry / Assault Tank
    T
     17 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the T14 (Assault Tank T14)

    T14 (Assault Tank T14)
    Heavy Tank / Assault Tank Project
    C
     18 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)

    Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)
    Tank Destroyer (TD)
    M
     19 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M22 Locust

    M22 Locust
    Airborne Light Tank
    C
     20 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)

    Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
    Cruiser Tank / Medium Tank
    M
     21 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)

    M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
    Medium Tank
    M
     22 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)

    M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
    Medium Tank
    M
     23 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)

    M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    Light Tank
    C
     24 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)

    Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
    Light Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle
    S
     25 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman Crab

    Sherman Crab
    Special Purpose Mine Flail Tank
    C
     26 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M14/41

    Carro Armato M14/41
    Medium Tank
    C
     27 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)

    Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)
    Cruiser Tank
    C
     28 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Ram

    Cruiser Tank Ram
    Medium Tank / Cruiser Tank
    I
     29 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)

    Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    Infantry Tank
    M
     30 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)

    M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    Light Tank
    C
     31 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M13/40

    Carro Armato M13/40
    Medium Tank
    T
     32 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy, TOG 2

    Tank, Heavy, TOG 2
    Heavy Tank
    T
     33 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy, TOG 1

    Tank, Heavy, TOG 1
    Heavy Tank
    C
     34 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)

    Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
    Cruiser Tank
    C
     35 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk II (A10)

    Cruiser Tank Mk II (A10)
    Cruiser Tank
    C
     36 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)

    Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
    Cruiser Tank
    C
     37 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk I (A9)

    Cruiser Tank Mk I (A9)
    Medium Tank
    C
     38 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)

    Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
    Combat Fast Tank / Cruiser Tank
    V
     39 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)

    Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Air-Droppable Light Tank
    V
     40 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)

    Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
    Light Tank
    M
     41 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the M2 (Light Tank, M2)

    M2 (Light Tank, M2)
    Light Tank
    V
     42 


    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)

    Vickers Mk II (Light Tank, Mk II)
    Light Tank
    V
     43 


    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine

    Vickers D3E1 Wheel-cum-Track Machine
    Experimental Armored Vehicle Design
    V
     44 


    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)

    Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
    Light Tank
    M
     45 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Morris-Martel Tankette

    Morris-Martel Tankette
    Light Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
    V
     46 


    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers A1E1 Independent

    Vickers A1E1 Independent
    Experimental Heavy Tank
    V
     47 


    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Medium Mark II

    Vickers Medium Mark II
    Medium Tank
    V
     48 


    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Medium Mark I

    Vickers Medium Mark I
    Medium Tank
    T
     49 


    1919
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)

    Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)
    Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
    T
     50 


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mk V

    Tank Mk V
    Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
    M
     51 


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Medium Mark C (Hornet)

    Medium Mark C (Hornet)
    Medium Tank
    M
     52 


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)

    Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
    Medium Tank
    T
     53 


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mk IV

    Tank Mk IV
    Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
    R
     54 


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault FT-17

    Renault FT-17
    Light Tank
    T
     55 


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mk II

    Tank Mk II
    Medium Tank
    T
     56 


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank Mk I (Big Willie / Centipede / Mother)

    Tank Mk I (Big Willie / Centipede / Mother)
    Medium / Heavy Tank