The Chieftain Military Tank
A British Mk2 Chieftain Tank.
The Chieftain succeeded the
and was in turn replaced by the
*Neil Boston has contributed to this info page.
- prototypes 1959, in service 1967-1980's
- loa: 24'8" (hull), 35'5" (gun fwd);
width: 12'0", height: 9'6"
- weight: 54 tons
- engine: Leyland, multi-fuel, 6 cylinders,a 2-stroke design.*
- armament: 120mm gun, 2 x 7.62mm machine guns
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