M113 A2 APC Light Recovery Vehicle - CFB Borden, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 44° 15.889 W 079° 54.724
17T E 586835 N 4901861
Quick Description: M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier located at CFB Borden, ON.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/25/2015 7:15:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMP9NA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
Views: 1

Long Description:
M113 A2 APC in Light Recovery Vehicle (LRV) configuration. This APC is in British Army paint and numbering scheme. It was used primarily with the British Army Training Unit in Suffield, AB (BATUS). On retirement it was a gift to the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME) from their British counterparts at CFB Borden (REME).

Presentation plaque reads:

FV 434 Carrier Maint (Tkd) - UK

Presented by Major S A Colling (REME)

In recognition of the long standing association
between REME and CFSEME (Canadian Forces School
of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) on behalf
of the many REME officers that have served at the School.

St Eligius Day 1994 (Patron Saint of REME)

Arte et Marte (Motto - By skill and by fighting)

Vehicle prepared by BATUS REME

From the marker:

APC Recovery Vehicles: Fully tracked, light armoured M113A2. Fitted with a hydraulic winch and a fairlead assembly for recovery of disabled vehicles. Mounted on each side by the ramp at the rear of the hull are spades which are lowered to the ground during recovery operations. It carries two cranes: one HIAB crane and one Auxiliary crane. Known as a Maintenance Recovery Vehicle.
Location restrictions:
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