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Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme: the battle for tank supremacy

The UK Ministry of Defence’s Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) aims to remove obsolescence from the main battle tank, extend its out-of-service date by ten years to 2035 and upgrade its capabilities. Berenice Baker investigates the capabilities the two teams competing for the contract need to fulfil, and how the LEP could address the challenges facing future British Army tanks.

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