Challenger Armoured Recovery And Repair Vehicle CRARRV FV4034 Lapel Pin
Wear this Challenger CRARRV Pin with pride at any time of the year.
Made with High quality metals
2 x Rear metal butterfly pin fasteners.
Free UK Postage & Packaging
Worldwide postage will be added at checkout for your country destination. Using the current Royal Mail Standard Delivery Tariffs. Tracked & Signed options are available.
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The Challenger Armored Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV) was developed in the mid 80s. In 1985 the UK MoD signed a contract with Vickers Defence Systems to build 30 armored recovery vehicles to support the Challenger 1 main battle tank. A total of 74 ARVs were delivered to the British Army. Currently the CRARRV is used to support the newer Challenger 2 main battle tanks. The only export customer of this vehicle is Oman, which operates the Challenger 1 MBTs. Four vehicles were sold to this Middle East country. Currently it is the most powerful recovery vehicle of it's class.
The CRARRV is based on the Challenger 1 main battle tank. Instead of armament this military vehicle is fitted with a powerful winch, small crane and front-mounted dozer blade. An all-welded superstructure has been added to the vehicle.