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Armor/AFV: British Armor
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Faklands Tracked Vehicle
exgrunt
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 05:50 PM UTC
Cool video on the Brits landing at San Carlos. At 1:09, what is the tracked vehicle coming ashore loaded with British Commandos?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-_l3ezW0l4

GaryKato
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 06:04 PM UTC
BARV, I believe.

From Wikipedia's BARV entry:

"The following year both BARVs would see service during the Falklands War, being the largest land vehicles ashore, with the BARV from Fearless breaking its drivetrain whilst working Blue Beach."
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 08:15 PM UTC
Itís a Centurion BARV, standard kit on HMS Fearless and Intrepid. At least one of those sent ashore had an interesting camouflage scheme of black and red brown stripes applied, although itís hard to hide something like that in a treeless environment.
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