This page was last edited on 2 November 2020, at 10:31. It fires the same ammunition, Vickers Mk 7 sastojao se od treće generacije Vickers Valiantove kupole postavljene na šasiji koju je dobavljao njemački Krauss-Maffei. It is a further development of the earlier For export tank was actively offered for possible export customers, however it also In August 1977, Vickers produced a design for a vehicle that incorporated Chobham composite armour protection within a battle weight of 43 tonnes. Fitted with a General Motors Detroit Diesel 12V-71T engine, a thermal sleeve for the gun (L7A1 gun redesignated L7A2) and improved optics. Despite its was developed to replace the Challenger 1, but was not accepted to Generally speaking, the best that can be achieved is to put the crew under armour and mount the missiles externally. The Vickers Mk.7 3 retains most of the proposed features of the Mk. This tank was operated by a crew of four, including commander, gunner, loader and driver. New turret of cast front and mantlet-less design, with new gun mounting. This first prototype, designated the Vickers Main Battle Tank Mark 4. Two additional periscopes for the driver. In addition, the Mark 3M gunner's station features a day/thermal sight (the Avimo NVL 3200 or Thales Optronics Falcon), with a remote display for the commander. 3 has 360 degree hand traverse and is fitted with one sight periscope with a magnification of ×1 and ×10, and six periscopes for all-around observation. [3] The first prototype was completed in 1963.  Home     The Mark 7 has three features that reduces the likelihood of its detection by night sights and other heat-sensing devices. Tanks     Elsewhere, protection is provided against near-burst medium artillery. 2 main battle tank, as well as the engine, developing 1 500 The first production order for Mk. The improvements over the previous Mk. [11], Vickers Main Battle Tank Mark 4 (Valiant), International Defence Equipment Catalogue 1988–1989 Volume II, "Kenyan army & AMISOM capture the port of Kuday #Somalia from #AlShabaab militants", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vickers_MBT&oldid=986681881, Articles lacking reliable references from September 2018, Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from September 2018, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 9.728 m (31 ft 11.0 in) overall gun forward, 1 x 12.7 mm L6A1 ranging machine gun with 700 rounds, Merrit-Wilson TN-12 (6 fwd / 2 rev) with a triple differential steering system. All of these guns are loaded manually. Forces     Firearms     Mk. In 1985, design work began on a Mk. It used a German supplied hull similar to the Leopard 2’s and a German MTU MB873 V12 diesel engine, which generated 1500hp. customers it was offered with a choice of three guns: the same British L11 Turret of Improved frontal aspect to the hull and turret. Only one Vickers Mk.7 has been built. The design would use the new engine and transmission of the Chieftain tank then being developed. Osorio MBT. The tank was very similar to the Mk.4, using the same "Valiant" or universal turret that the Mk.4 used, but being built with a Leopard 2 chassis, along with an MTU engine supplied by Krauss-Maffei. Vehicle has Front of the turret and hull is enhanced by Chobham These are its coat of infra-red reflective paint; the mixing of the hot exhaust gases with the cooling air before discharge; and a new design of thermal sleeve. Leopard ", In any case, only four spare missile rounds could be carried.[4]. Protection: Maximum protection is over the frontal arc of 60° on the welded hull and 45° on the cast turret. 120 mm rifled gun, German Rheinmetall 120 mm smoothbore gun and The Vickers Mk.7 Some vehicles have a crane capable of lifting 4,000 kg.[8]. The Mk. Both of these systems were revolutionary at that time. 1. Main armament: L7 rifled gun firing NATO 105 mm APDS. Valiant MBT. production orders from other countries. Missiles     Vickers Mk.4 Valiant main battle This first prototype, designated the Vickers Main Battle Tank Mark 4, mounted the L7 105 mm rifled gun and, in 1978, underwent automotive tests with the Rolls-Royce CV12 TCA developing 1000 bhp and with the General Motors Detroit Diesel 12V-71T developing 915 bhp. Multi-barrel dischargers are fitted on each side of the turret to fire smoke or anti-personnel grenades. 1 supplied to India (Vijayanta) in order to keep the overall height of the tank within a fixed limit. composite armor. armed with an L11 120 mm rifled gun. The tank was very similar to the Mk.4, using the same "Valiant" or universal turret that the Mk.4 used, but being built with a Leopard 2 chassis, along with an MTU engine supplied by Krauss-Maffei. battle tank was fitted with a digital fire control system and gun control Vickers Main Battle Tank Mark 7. The Vickers MBT is a series of main battle tanks (MBTs) developed as a private venture by British company Vickers-Armstrongs for export. The Vickers MBT Mk 1 was designed to be a simple, low-cost, but effective tank. a crew of four, including commander, gunner, loader and driver. One cupola-mounted 7.62 mm machine gun operated from under armour by the commander (3,000 rounds in total). Secondary 4 Valiant project, Vickers continued work on their design, confident in its success. The Vickers [9] A distinctive additional feature of the Mk. A Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and the Avimo LIRD-2 laser warning system (linked to the smoke grenade dischargers) are also part of the Mark 3(M) package. tanks. Introduced in 1975,[7] the Mk. system. Gun control: Marconi Command and Control Systems EC620 system providing full weapon stabilisation. Many tanks were also built by India under licence as the Vijayanta. The cupola of the Mk. Later similar turret with considerable number of mounted coaxially with the main gun, another is mounted on the turret Tenk je bio opremljen digitalnim SUP-om Marconi, SFIM panormaskim vizirom i Philipsovim termalnim vizirom druge generacije. Deliveries of this tank were completed in 1995. Also known as Vickers AVLB, it was based on the Mk. It was also the direct predecessor of the Polish 7TP tank. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Can't find what The Vickers Mk.7 was developed to replace the Challenger 1, but was not accepted to British Army Despite its designation, the Vickers Mk.7 main battle tank has nothing in common with the Vickers Mk.1 and Mk.3 tanks. Aircraft     armament consists of two 7.62 mm machine guns. This Valiant tank was fitted with Marconi Centaur digital fire control system and gun control system. Engineering Vehicles     Secondary armament: one 12.7 mm ranging machine gun (600 rounds) mounted coaxially with the main armament, together with another co-axial 7.62 mm machine gun.