HC Deb 23 May 1978 vol 950 c464W
42. Mr. Alan Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Defence when it is proposed that the task forces of the Rhine Army will start being protected by the Chobham formula armour plate.

Dr. Gilbert

Tanks equipped with Chobham armour will be deployed in BAOR in the late 1980s when the successor to Chieftain is expected to enter service.

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