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Light tanks of the United Kingdom

Index Light tanks of the United Kingdom

The Light Tank Mark I to Mark V were a series of related designs of light tank produced by Vickers for the British Army during the interwar period. [1]

33 relations: Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers, Armoured warfare, British armoured fighting vehicles of World War II, British Expeditionary Force (World War II), Divisional Cavalry Regiment (New Zealand), Giffard Le Quesne Martel, Horstmann suspension, Light tank, Light Tank Mk VI, Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch, Light Tank Mk VIII, List of armoured fighting vehicles by country, List of armoured fighting vehicles of World War II, List of interwar armoured fighting vehicles, List of Japanese armoured fighting vehicles of World War II, List of military vehicles of World War II, List of tanks of the United Kingdom, M22 Locust, Medium Mark A Whippet, Military engineering vehicle, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, T-13 tank destroyer, Tanks in the British Army, Tanks in World War II, Tanks of New Zealand, Tanks of the interwar period, Tanks of the U.S. in the World Wars, Vickers machine gun, Vickers T-15 light tank, Waikato Mounted Rifles, 2/7th Cavalry Commando Regiment (Australia), 2/9th Cavalry Commando Regiment (Australia), 21st Army Tank Brigade.

Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers

Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers (AVRE), also known as Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers is the title given to a series of armoured military engineering vehicles operated by the Royal Engineers (RE) for the purpose of protecting engineers during frontline battlefield operations.

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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British armoured fighting vehicles of World War II

Tanks of the Second World War.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the name of the British Army in Western Europe during the Second World War from 2 September 1939 when the BEF GHQ was formed until 31 May 1940, when GHQ closed down.

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Divisional Cavalry Regiment (New Zealand)

The Divisional Cavalry Regiment (Div Cav), was an armoured cavalry regiment of the 2nd New Zealand Division during the Second World War and was New Zealand's first armoured unit.

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Giffard Le Quesne Martel

Lieutenant-General Sir Giffard Le Quesne Martel (10 October 1889 – 3 September 1958) was a British Army officer who served in both the First and Second World Wars.

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Horstmann suspension

Horstmann suspension is a type of tracked suspension devised by the British engineer Sidney Horstmann in 1922.

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Light tank

A light tank is a tank variant initially designed for rapid movement, and now primarily employed in the reconnaissance role, or in support of expeditionary forces where main battle tanks cannot be made available.

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Light Tank Mk VI

The Tank, Light, Mk VI was a British light tank, produced by Vickers-Armstrongs in the late 1930s, which saw service during the Second World War.

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Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch

The Light Tank Mk VII (A17), also known as the Tetrarch, was a British light tank produced by Vickers-Armstrongs in the late 1930s and deployed during the Second World War.

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Light Tank Mk VIII

The Tank, Light, Mk VIII (A25), also known as the Harry Hopkins, after American President Roosevelt's chief diplomatic advisor, was a British light tank produced by Vickers-Armstrong during the Second World War.

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List of armoured fighting vehicles by country

This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles, sorted by country of origin.

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List of armoured fighting vehicles of World War II

The List of armoured fighting vehicles of World War II lists military armoured vehicles that were in service or constructed during World War II.

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List of interwar armoured fighting vehicles

This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles developed during the interwar years between the end of the First World War (1918) and the start of the Second World War (1939).

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List of Japanese armoured fighting vehicles of World War II

This is a list of the Japanese armoured fighting vehicles of World War II.

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List of military vehicles of World War II

List of Second World War military vehicles by country, showing numbers produced in parentheses.

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List of tanks of the United Kingdom

These are lists of UK tanks to enable cross-referencing between the design names and the service names.

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M22 Locust

The M22 Locust, officially Light Tank (Airborne), M22, was an American-designed airborne light tank which was produced during World War II.

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Medium Mark A Whippet

The Medium Mark A Whippet was a British tank of the First World War.

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Military engineering vehicle

A military engineering vehicle is a vehicle built for the construction work or for the transportation of combat engineers on the battlefield.

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Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars was a volunteer yeomanry regiment which, in the 20th century, became part of the British Army Reserve.

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T-13 tank destroyer

The T-13 was a tank destroyer in use with the Belgian armed forces before World War II and during the Battle of Belgium.

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Tanks in the British Army

This article on military tanks deals with the history and development of tanks of the British Army from their first use in World War I, the interwar period, during World War II, the Cold War and modern era.

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Tanks in World War II

Tanks were an important weapons system in World War II. Even though tanks in the inter-war years were the subject of widespread research, production was limited to relatively small numbers in a few countries.

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Tanks of New Zealand

The New Zealand Army use of tanks from after the First World War, through the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold War and to the present day has been limited, but there is some history.

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Tanks of the interwar period

This article discusses tanks of the interwar period.

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Tanks of the U.S. in the World Wars

As the American army did not have tanks of its own, the French two-man Renault FT Light Tank was used by US in the later stages of World War I. It was cheap and well-suited for mass production, and in addition to its traversable turret another innovative feature of the FT was its engine located at the rear.

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Vickers machine gun

The Vickers machine gun or Vickers gun is a name primarily used to refer to the water-cooled.303 British (7.7 mm) machine gun produced by Vickers Limited, originally for the British Army.

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Vickers T-15 light tank

The Vickers T-15 light tank, full designation Char Léger de Reconnaissance Vickers-Carden-Loyd Mod.1934 T.15, was a light 4-ton tank of the Belgian Army.

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Waikato Mounted Rifles

The Waikato Mounted Rifles (WMR) is the New Zealand Army’s only Territorial Force (Army Reserve) squadron of the Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (RNZAC).

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2/7th Cavalry Commando Regiment (Australia)

The 2/7th Cavalry (Commando) Regiment was one of three commando regiments raised by the Australian Army for service during World War II.

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2/9th Cavalry Commando Regiment (Australia)

The 2/9th Cavalry (Commando) Regiment was one of three commando regiments raised by the Australian Army for service during World War II.

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21st Army Tank Brigade

The 21st Army Tank Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army active during World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_tanks_of_the_United_Kingdom

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