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Combat Engineer Tractor

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Q: What do you use to dig a hole in enemy territory?
A: A Combat Engineer Tractor FV180.

This device is packed full of ingenious goodies, e.g. can't find a strong tree for recovery purposes? No problem, use the rocket launched, ground anchor. The Combat Engineer Tractor can also swim, when fitted with buoyancy aids (floaties). Propulsion in the water comes from two water jets.
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  • tracked armoured vehicle, aluminium hull
  • loa: 5.3m (hull), width: 2.8m (hull), height: 2.65m
  • weight: 18000kg
  • Rolls Royce, turbo-charged diesel, 6-cyls
  • speed, road: 56kph (35mph), water 8kph (5mph)
  • 8000kg capacity winch, rocket propelled ground anchor
  • has Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare filters
  • early design from 1960s, production late 1970s

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