United Kingdom Index

Last Updated 09/09/19 by Malik “Catainium” Cash

General Staff Numbers

Plan

Prototype

Production

Designation

Name

Description

Type

Image

1924 1926 —- A.1E1 Independent Also known as the Independent, this tank influenced other designs such as the Medium Mk. III and T-35. Heavy Tank
—- —- —- A.1E2 Heavy Tank
—- 1923 1924 A.2E1 Medium Mk. I Also known as the Medium Mk. I, this tank was made to replace the old World War I medium tanks. Medium Tank
—- 1923 —- A.2E2 Medium Mk. I CS This was a close support version of the A.2E1. Medium Tank
1925 1925 —- A.3E1 Machine Gun Carrier No.1 Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E1 Carden-Loyd Mk. VII Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E2 Light Mk. I AA Self Propelled Anti-Aircraft
1935 1939 —- A.4E3 Tank Light Amphibious No.3 Also known as L.1E3 Amphibious Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E4 Light Mk. I Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E5
—- —- —- A.4E6
—- —- —- A.4E7
—- —- —- A.4E8
—- —- —- A.4E9
—- —- —- A.4E10 Light Mk. IA Tank with stacked machine guns. Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E11 Also known as L.1E1 Amphibious Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E12 Also known as L.1E2 Amphibious Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E13
—- —- —- A.4E14
—- —- 1929 A.4E15 Light Mk. II Light Tank
—- A.4E16
—- —- —- A.4E17 Light Mk. IIB Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E18 Light Mk. IIA Light Tank MK. IIA with 2 return rollers. Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E19 Light Mk. II Indian Pattern No. 1 A light tank meant for colonial service but was not accepted into service. Also known as L.2E1 Light Tank
—- —- —- A.4E20 Light Mk. II Indian Pattern No. 2 Improved verison of the A.4E19 with better viewports, lead to the Light Mk. IV. Also known as L.2E2 Light Tank
—- —- —- A.5E1 Light Tank
—- —- —- A.6 Medium Mk. III Medium tank armed with 3-pounder. Medium Tank
—- 1929 —- A.6E1 Medium tank produced by ROF Medium Tank
—- 1929 —- A.6E2 Burned in a fire Medium Tank
—- 1931 —- A.6E3 Medium tank produced by Vickers Armstrong Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.7E1 Experimental medium tank. Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.7E2 Experimental medium tank. Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.7E3 Experimental medium tank Medium Tank
1934 1937 —- A.8E1 Medium Tank
1935 1936 1937 A.9E1 Cruiser Mk. I Also known as the Cruiser Mk. I, this tank was armed with a 40mm 2-Pounder and saw action in Dunkirk, North Africa and Greece. Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.10E1 Infantry Tank Predeccessor to the Cruiser Mk. II Infantry Tank
—- —- —- A.10E2
—- —- —- A.10E3
—- —- —- A.10 Mk. I Cruiser Mk. II A cruiser tank with more armor than the Cruiser Mk. I
—- —- —- A.10 Mk. IA Cruiser Mk. IIA
—- —- —- A.10 Mk. IA CS Cruiser Mk. IIA CS Close support version of Cruiser Mk. IIA
1935 1937 1937 A.11 Infantry Mk. I Matilda Mk. I First infantry tank. Infantry Tank
1935 1937 1937 A.11E1 Infantry Mk. I Matilda Mk. I Pilot version of Matilda I infantry tank. Infantry Tank
—- 1937 1939 A.12E1 Infantry Mk. II Matilda Mk. II Infantry tank to succeed the A.11. Infantry Tank
—- 1937 —- A.13E1 Imported Christie tank. Cruiser Tank
—- 1937 —- A.13E2 Cruiser based off Christie Suspension. Cruiser Tank
—- 1937 —- A.13E3 Cruiser based off Christie Suspension. Cruiser Tank
—- 1937 1938 A.13 Mk. I Cruiser Mk. III Cruiser based off Christie Suspension. Cruiser Tank
—- 1939 1940 A.13 Mk. II Cruiser Mk. IV Improved Cruiser Mk. III. Cruiser Tank
1938 1939 1940 A.13 Mk. III Cruiser Mk. V Covenanter Predecessor to the Crusader. Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.14E1 Modified Monster Experimental tank Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.14E2 A.14E1 meant to be under 24 tons. Medium Tank
1938 —- —- A.15 Armed with automatic 2-pounder Medium Tank
1940 1940 1940 A.15E1 Cruiser Mk. VI Crusader I British tank that fought in the North Africa theater. Cruiser Tank
1937 1939 1940 A.16E1 Was to enter production in 1940, but cancelled due to start of war. The original prototype was to be delivered October 1939, but was delivered September 1939 Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.16E2 Was meant to be a lighter weight version of the A.16E1, would replace sub turrets with A.18 style sub turrets. Medium Tank
1937 1938 1938 A.17E1 Light Mk. VII Tetrarch British light tank used for airborne operations. Light Tank
—- —- —- A.17* A.17 with an enlarged turret. Light Tank
—- —- —- A.18E1 Armed with 2-pounder, and 5 machine guns. had a flat engine under the turret. Tracks were of the Tetrarch type. Later redesigned with new sub-turrets that improved protection and reduced weight. Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.19E1 Up-armored A.14 with an improved engine as well as sub-turrets moved a top of main turret. 5 man turret. Medium Tank
—- —- —- A.19E2 Medium Tank
1939 1940 —- A.20 Heavily armored tank meant to fight on difficult terrain. Infantry Tank
—- —- —- A.20E1
—- —- —- A.20E2
—- —- —- A.20E3
—- —- —- A.21E1
1940 1941 1941 A.22E1 Infantry Mk. IV Churchill Mk. I Heavily armored tank armed with a 4-pounder in the turret Infantry Tank
1940 1941 1942 A.22A Infantry Mk. IV Churchill Mk. II Armed with a 3-inch howitzer in the turret Infantry Tank
—- —- 1942 A.22B Infantry Mk. IV Churchill Mk. III Armed with a 6-pounder Infantry Tank
—- —- 1942 A.22C Infantry Mk. IV Churchill Mk. IV Armed with a 6-pounder Infantry Tank
1941 1942 1943 A.22D Gun Carrier, 3-Inch, Mk. I, Churchill 3-inch gun in a casement on a Churchill chassis. Gun Carrier
—- —- —- A.22E
—- —- 1944 A.22F Churchill Mk. VII Up-armored Churchill. Reclassified as A.42 in 1945 Infantry Tank
—- —- —- A.23 Shortened Churchill Infantry Tank
1940 1941 1942 A.24E1 Cruiser Mk. VII Cavalier British Cruiser tank equipped with a Nuffield Liberty Engine. Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.25E1 Light Mk. VIII Harry Hopkins The Harry Hopkins, final British light tank built. Light Tank
—- —- —- A.26 Lightened and Faster Churchill Infantry Tank
1941 1942 1943 A.27L Cruiser Mk. VIII Centaur British Cruiser tank equipped with a Nuffield Liberty Engine. Cruiser Tank
1941 1942 1943 A.27M Cruiser Mk. VIII Cromwell British Cruiser tank equipped with a Rolls Royce Meteor Engine. Cruiser Tank
1941 —- —- A.28 A.27 with increased protection Infantry Tank
1941 —- —- A.29 Clan A British 17-Pounder Armed Cruiser tank. (See image credit) Cruiser Tank
1941 —- —- A.30 Cruiser Mk. VIII Challenger A British 17-Pounder Armed Cruiser tank. Cruiser Tank
1941 —- —- A.30 Avenger A British 17-Pounder Armed self propelled anti-tank. Self Propelled Anti-Tank
—- —- —- A.31 Up-armored A.27 Infantry Tank
—- —- —- A.32 A.27 up-armored to the point of the A.22 Infantry Tank
—- 1943 —- A.33/1 Commodore An assault tank developed from the Cromwell. Assault Tank
—- 1943 —- A.33/2 Commodore An assault tank developed from the Cromwell. Assault Tank
1943 1943 —- A.33 w/ A.34 A.33 with a A.34 turret, no official name. Assault Tank
1943 1943 —- A.34 Comet A stopgap cruiser tank to replace the Cromwell Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.35 Up-armored A.34
—- —- —- A.36 Up-armored A.30
—- —- —- A.37 Up-armored A.33 (See image credit) Heavy Assault Tank
1943 1944 —- A.38 Valiant An infantry tank meant to succeed the Valentine tanks, is widely considered a failure. Infantry Tank
1943 1944 —- A.39 Tortoise A heavy assault tank armed with a 32-Pounder. Assault Tank
—- —- —- A.40 Stage I Commodore
—- —- —- A.40 Stage II Commodore
1943 1944 —- A.41 Direct predecessor to the Centurion tank. Heavy Cruiser Tank
—- 1945 —- A.41* Centurion Mk. I 17-Pounder tank. Heavy Cruiser Tank
—- 1946 —- A.41A Centurion Mk. II 17-Pounder Tank. Heavy Cruiser Tank
1945 1949 —- A.41B Centurion Mk. III 20-pounder armed tank Heavy Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.41S A.41 with Sinclair SSS Type 50 Powerflow transmission Heavy Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.41T Centurion Mk. IV 95mm howitzer tank. Heavy Cruiser Tank
—- —- 1945 A.42 Churchill Mk. VII Churchill VII re designated in 1945. Infantry Tank
1943 1945 —- A.43 Black Prince An intended replacement for the Churchill bearing a 17-Pounder. Infantry Tank
—- —- —- A.44 Comet with 17-Pounder Cruiser Tank
—- —- —- A.45 Would be renamed FV201 after the war Infantry Tank
1944 —- —- A.46 A planned end war light tank. Was to be equipped with the 77mm HV cannon. Was developed from the A25 Harry Hopkins Light Tank
—- —- —- D.3E1 A vehicle meant to run on wheels to prevent track wear¬† when possible Wheel Cum Track Vehicle
—- —- —- D.3E2 Wheel Cum Track Vehicle
—- —- —- L.1E1 Also known as A.4E11 Amphibious Light Tank
—- —- —- L.1E2 Also known as A.4E12 Amphibious Light Tank
1935 1939 —- L.1E3 Tank Light Amphibious No.3 E1951.33 Also known as A.4E3 Amphibious Light Tank
—- —- —- L.2E1 Light Mk. II Indian Pattern No. 1 A light tank meant for colonial service but was not accepted into service. Also known as A.4E19 Light Tank
—- —- —- L.2E2 Light Mk. II Indian Pattern No. 2 Improved verison of the L.2E1 with better viewports, lead to the Light Mk. IV. Also known as A.4E20 Light Tank
—- —- —- L.4E1 Meant to be an improvement on the Light Mk. V Light Tank

“A.29 Clan” image: Credit to Okinoshima

Nuffield Assault Tank Numbers

Plan

Prototype

Production

Designation

Name

Description

Type

Image

1943 —- —- A.T.1 94mm 3.7 Inch turret howitzer, has a turret. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.2 Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.3 Armed with two cupola mounted machine guns Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.4 Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.5 Armed with a flamethrower and a 152mm 6-Inch mortar Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.6 Armed with a Molin autoloader for the 6-Pounder gun on the right and a 20mm autocannon on the left, and a flamethrower Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.7 Armed with a 6-pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.7A Armed with a 6-pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.8 Armed with a 6-pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.9 Armed with a 6-pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.10 Armed with a 6-pounder gun. Assault Tank
—- —- —- A.T.11 No Known Information At This Time Assault Tank
—- —- —- A.T.12 No Known Information At This Time Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.13 Armed with a 17-Pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.14 Armed with a 17-Pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.15 Armed with 17 pounder gun. Assault Tank
1943 —- —- A.T.15A Armed with 17 Pounder gun. Assault Tank
1944 1944 —- A.T.16 Tortoise Armed with 94mm 32-Pounder Assault Tank
1944 —- —- A.T.17 Armed with a flamethrower Assault Tank
1944 —- —- A.T.18 Armed with a flamethrower Assault Tank

 

Fighting Vehicle Numbers

Plan

Prototype

Production

Designation

Name

Description

Type

Image

—- —- —- FV100 Series of tank based on CVR(T) chassis
—- —- —- FV100 Series of super heavy tanks
1966 1967 1970 FV101 Scorpion Armed with a 76mm gun, was used in Operation Desert Storm Light Tank
—- —- —- FV101 Super Heavy Assault Tank
—- —- 1976 FV102 Striker Carries Swingfire Missiles Tank Destroyer
—- —- —- FV102 Super Heavy Assault Gun
—- —- —- FV103 Spartan Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV104 Samaritan Armored Ambulance
—- —- —- FV105 Sultan Mobile Head-quarters
—- —- —- FV106 Samson Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- 1971 FV107 Scimitar Armed with a 30mm RARDEN gun, replaced the FV101. Light Tank
—- —- —- FV120
—- —- —- FV180 Combat Engineer Tractor
—- —- —- FV200 Series of tanks based on the A.45 chassis.
—- 1949 —- FV201 Universal Tank
—- —- —- FV202 Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers Turret
—- —- —- FV203 Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers Launcher
—- —- —- FV207 Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV209 Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV212 Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV214 Conqueror Heavy Gun Tank No.1 Heavy Gun Tank
—- —- —- FV215 Heavy Gun Tank No. 2 Heavy Gun Tank
—- —- —- FV216 Mine Flail Tank
—- —- —- FV217 Self Propelled Anti-Tank
—- —- —- FV218
—- 1953 1959 FV219 Conqueror ARV Mk. 1 Heavy Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV221 Caernarvon
—- —- 1960 FV222 Conqueror ARV Mk. 2 Heavy Armored Recovery Vehicle
1947 —- —- FV300 Series of tanks based on the A.46 chassis
—- —- —- FV301 Light tank that had its origins with the World War II A.46 Light Tank
—- —- —- FV302 Command Vehicle
—- —- —- FV303 Armed with 20-pounder Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV304 Armed with 25-pounder Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV305 Armed with 5.5 inch gun Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV306 Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV307 Radar Vehicle
—- —- —- FV308 Artillery Tractor
—- —- —- FV309 Section Vehicle
—- —- —- FV310 Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV311 Armored Load Carrier
—- —- —- FV400 ¬†17.6 ton tank with 77mm cannon
—- —- —- FV401 Carrier
—- —- —- FV402 Armored Observation Post
—- —- —- FV420 Spartan with Milan compact turret Load Carrier
—- —- —- FV421 Cargo Carrier
—- —- —- FV422 Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV423 Command Vehicle
—- —- —- FV424 Carrier
—- —- —- FV425 Carrier
—- —- —- FV426 Orange William Launcher
—- —- —- FV430 Series of vehicles
—- —- —- FV431 Armored Load Carrier
—- —- 1963 FV432 Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- 1965 FV433 Abbot Armed with 105mm gun Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV434 Maintenance Vehicle
—- —- —- FV435 Communications Vehicle
—- —- —- FV436 Command and Control vehicle
—- —- —- FV437 Pathfinder
—- —- —- FV438 Swingfire
—- —- —- FV439 Signals vehicle
—- —- 1988 FV510 Warrior Also called MICV-80 Infantry Fighting Vehicle
—- —- —- FV511 Infantry Command Vehicle
—- —- —- FV512 Repair Vehicle
—- —- —- FV513 Mechanized Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV514 Artillery Observation Vehicle
—- —- —- FV515 Battery Command Vehicle
—- —- 1958 FV601 Saladin Armed with 76mm Gun Armoured Car
—- —- —- FV602 Armored Command Post
—- —- 1952 FV603 Saracen Armed with a machine gun Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV604 Armored Command Vehicle
—- —- —- FV606 Armored Ambulance
—- —- —- FV610 Designed for the Royal Artillery Armored Command Post
—- —- —- FV611 Armored Ambulance
—- —- —- FV620 Stalwart Mk. 1 Load Carrier
—- —- —- FV622 Stalwart Mk. 2 Load Carrier
—- —- —- FV623 Stalwart Mk. 2 Ammunition Supply Vehicle
—- —- —- FV651/652 Salamander Designed for the RAF Crash Tender
—- —- —- FV701 Scout Car
—- —- —- FV703 Scout Car
—- —- —- FV704 Scout Car
—- —- —- FV711 Scout Car
—- —- —- FV712 Scout Car
—- —- —- FV721 Fox
—- —- —- FV722 Vixen
—- —- —- FV1103 Artillery Tractor
—- —- —- FV1119 Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV1601 Cargo Truck
—- —- —- FV1609 Prototype for the Humber Pig Truck
—- —- —- FV1611 Humber Pig Armored Truck
—- —- —- FV1612
—- —- —- FV1613 Armored Ambulance
—- —- —- FV1620 Humber Hornet Anti-Tank vehicle that uses Malkara missiles Tank Destroyer
—- —- —- FV1801 Austin Champ 1/4 ton truck Truck
—- —- —- FV1802 Utility Truck
—- —- —- FV2721 Trailer
—- —- —- FV3701 Red Cyclops Trailer
—- —- —- FV3702 Red Hermes Trailer
—- —- —- FV3801 Gun Tractor
—- —- —- FV3802 Armed with 25-pounder Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV3803 Command Post
—- —- —- FV3804 Ammunition Supply Vehicle
—- —- —- FV3805 Armed with 5.5 inch gun. Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV3806 Armed with 7.2 inch gun Self Propelled Gun
—- —- —- FV3901
—- —- 1954 FV3902 Churchill Toad Based on Churchill, has a retractable flail see photo credit Mine Clearer
—- —- 1947 FV3903 Churchill AVRE Upgraded AVRE based on the Mk. VII Churchill. Armed with a 165mm demolition gun Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers
—- —- —- FV3904 Based on Churchill Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV4001 Mine-Clearer based on Centurion Mine-Clearer
—- —- —- FV4002 Bridge-layer based on Centurion Mk. 5 Armored Bridge-layer
1955 1957 1963 FV4003 Centurion AVRE Armed with 165mm Demolition Gun, carried dozer blade and fascines Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers
—- —- —- FV4004 Conway Experimental Tank Destroyer/SPG armed with 120mm Gun.
—- —- —- FV4005 Stage I Armed with 183mm L4 Self Propelled Anti-Tank
—- —- —- FV4005 Stage II Armed with 183mm L4 Self Propelled Anti-Tank
—- —- —- FV4006
—- —- —- FV4007 Centurion Mk. 7 Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4008 Centurion DD Amphibious Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4009 Medium Tank
—- —- —- FV4010 Anti-Tank vehicle that uses Malkara missiles Tank Destroyer
—- —- —- FV4011 Centurion Mk. 5/1 Increased armor over the Centurion Mk. 5
—- —- —- FV4012 Centurion Mk. 7/1 Up-armored Centurion Mk. 7
—- —- —- FV4013 Centurion Mk. 3 based armored recovery vehicle Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV4014 Medium Tank
—- —- —- FV4015 Centurion Mk. 9 Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4016 Armored bridge-layer
—- —- —- FV4017 Centurion Mk. 10 Main Battle Tank
1957 1957 1960 FV4018 Beach Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV4019 Centurion Mk. 5 AVRE 165 Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers
—- —- —- FV4030/1
—- —- —- FV4030/2 Shir 1 Vehicle intended for export Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4030/3 Shir 2 Vehicle intended for export Main Battle Tank
—- —- 1982 FV4030/4 Challenger 1 Participated in Operation Desert Storm Main Battle Tank
1989 1991 1994 FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4101 Charioteer
—- —- —- FV4201 Chieftain
—- —- —- FV4202 Main Battle Tank
1969 1984 1986 FV4203 Chieftain AVRE (later versions known as ‘CHAVRE’) Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers
—- —- —- FV4204 Armored Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV4205 Armored Bridge-layer
—- —- —- FV4206
—- —- —- FV4207
—- 1971 —- FV4211 Experimental Aluminum Chieftain Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV4333 Armored Personnel Carrier
—- —- —- FV4401 Contentious Armed with twin 12omm WOMBAT recoiless rifles, two other weapon systems were proposed: the Malkara missile or rockets. Anti-Tank
—- —- —- FV4501 Mine clearer
1979 —- —- FV4601 MBT-80 Meant to replace the Chieftain, was cancelled in favor of the FV4030/4 Challenger 1 Main Battle Tank
—- —- —- FV11001 Soft Skin
—- —- —- FV11002 Truck
—- —- —- FV11003 Truck
—- —- —- FV11005 Truck
—- —- —- FV11009 Truck
—- —- —- FV11010 Truck
—- —- —- FV11018 Truck
—- —- —- FV11021 Articulated sno-cat Truck
—- —- —- FV11044 Truck
—- —- —- FV11047 Truck
—- 1966 —- FV11061 Has air-conditioning, made on a SWC Militant Mk. 3 Chassis Armored Command Vehicle
—- —- —- FV11301 Recovery Tractor
—- —- —- FV12001 Tractor
—- —- —- FV12002 Tractor
—- —- —- FV12003 Tractor
—- —- —- FV12004 Tractor
—- —- —- FV12101 Truck
—- —- —- FV12105 Truck
—- —- —- FV13100 Truck
—- —- —- FV13111 Truck
—- —- —- FV13112 Truck
—- —- —- FV13113 Truck
—- —- —- FV13142 Cargo Truck
—- —- —- FV13165 Dental Clinic
—- —- —- FV13201 Truck
—- —- —- FV13206 Truck
—- —- —- FV13219 Truck
—- —- —- FV16001 Cargo Truck
—- —- —- FV16003 Truck
—- —- —- FV16008 Water Tanker
—- —- —- FV16100 Truck
—- —- —- FV18005 Ambulance
—- —- —- FV18008 Ambulance
—- —- —- FV18032 Line-layer
—- —- —- FV18044 Ambulance
—- —- —- FV18067 Ambulance
—- —- —- FV23225 Recovery Vehicle
—- —- —- FV30011 Tank Transporter

FV3902 Image Credit Ed Francis

FV3903 Image Credit Haynes Publishing

Royal Ordinance Numbers

Plan

Prototype

Production

Designation

Name

Description

Type

Image

1985 1986 —- RO2000 Multi-role platform Platform
1985 1986 —- RO2001 Armed with 105mm L13A1 or 105mm L118, 122mm D-30 for export Self Propelled Gun
1985 —- —- RO2002 Armored Personnel Carrier
1985 1986 —- RO2003 120mm mortar Self Propelled Mortar
1985 —- —- RO2004 Armed with 105mm Low Recoil Gun IWS Light Tank