Operator: Jordan
Status: In Service
Number: 275
Cost: GBP266 million deal
Acquired: 1981-1985
General Specs
Country of origin: UK
Manufacturer: Royal Ordinance Factories/Vickers
Introduced: 1981
Combat Weight: 64 tons
Length: 21 ft (6.39 m)
Width: 11.5 ft (3.5 m)
Height: 8.2 ft (2.5 m)
Range: 248.5 miles (400 km)
Engine: Perkins Engines Condor V-12 water cooled diesel (1,200 hp)
Road Speed (km/h): 34.8 mph (56 km/h)
Offroad Speed (km/h): 18.6 mph (30 km/h)
Loader: Manual
Crew: 4
NBC Protection Yes
Nightvision 1R18 Thermal sight, 3x
Laser detection TLS
Main Armament 120mm rifled gun L11A5 (64 rounds)
Ammunition APDS-T, APFDS-T, HESH, smoke and illumination rounds
Secondary Armament 2 x 7.62mm MG (6000 rounds)
Countermeasures/Defenses: 12 x Smoke Grenade Discharges
Notes: Originally developed for Iran but was cancelled following the Iranian Revolution. Essentially a hybrid of the Chieftain and Challenger 1.