Centurion Tank - Centurion Mk 3 Main Battle Tank
From the Collection of National Vietnam Veterans Museum 25 Veterans Drive Newhaven Victoria
- This tank carried a crew of four - a Commander, Gunner, Loader and driver. It was powered by a Rolls Royce V12 Meteor petrol engine and it had a top speed of about 34 kph. It had a 5 speed crash box transmission and drum brakes. There was a twenty pounder main gun and two machine guns.
- Length - 7.6m: Width - 3.38m; Height - 3.1m
- army tanks, military equipment
- This tank has been fitted with items that were used in Vietnam as well as the items carried by crews for their own comfort. These items cover the four tours by Centurion MBT in Vietnam - C Sqn, B Sqn, A Sqn & C Sqn, who served two tours. Most tanks also carried several stretches, mainly for use of the infantry.
- 1948 approximately
- Department of Tank Design (Manufacturers of military equipment)
- 169016 (Army Registration Number)
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM