Category: Collection

Tiger Collection – Everything wrong

The Tiger Collection at The Tank museum in Bovington, opened April 2017, is the place to visit for all armour enthusiasts. It is a unique display of (almost) all variants in which the Tiger was produced. Not only the museum’s Tiger I is featured, but also two Tiger II tanks as well as the Jagdtiger and Ferdinand tank destroyers. The

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Leopard 2 prototypes on tape

In this interesting video from the German Bundeswehr Classix series, the “new” Leopard 2 Kampfpanzer is introduced. The fact that only the Leopard Austere Version (AV) is shown and comments of the narrator leads me to believe that series production had only just began at the time this video was made and non of the series production Leopard 2’s were finished yet. Among others some

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M4A1E8

The Sherman M4A1 is easily recognised by its cast hull with the characteristic rounded shape. This vehicle is of the Easy Eight (E8) series which means it is fitted with both an upgraded M1 76 mm gun and improved suspension. While the upgraded gun was already introduced in the E4 series, the new Horizontal Volute Spring Suspension (HVSS) was a new feature. Not only

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