NM8525 : Tracked vehicle near Lerags Cross

taken 1 year ago, near to Kilbride, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Tracked vehicle near Lerags Cross
Tracked vehicle near Lerags Cross
The vehicle is a Hägglunds Bandvagn 206 (Bv 206), a tracked, articulated, all-terrain vehicle, originally developed by Hägglunds (now part of BAE Systems Global Combat Systems) for the Swedish Army. It was designed to carry troops and equipment through harsh terrain, snow and marsh-lands. It is widely acknowledged as a environmentally green machine because it does not tear up the terrain it is crossing despite being on tracks, as it uses an articulated steering system as opposed to a brake and slew system used by tanks.
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NM8525, 16 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cross 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8578 2589 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:22.5975N 5:28.2544W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 85784 25890
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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