Challenger Tanks:Written question - 152074

(Rayleigh and Wickford)

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Asked on: 11 June 2018
Ministry of Defence
Challenger Tanks
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Challenger 2 tanks have been purchased by his Department; how many of those tanks have been subsequently disposed; and by what method those tanks were disposed.
Answered by: Guto Bebb
Answered on: 14 June 2018

The Ministry of Defence has purchased 386 Challenger 2 tanks plus 22 driver training tanks based on the Challenger 2 chassis. Of these, 80 have been disposed of through commercial means.

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