The Ptarmigan system is a battlefield radio network, which consists of 3 versions of the FV 439. They are they are the Radio Relay (RR) vehicle, the Message Centre vehicle and a Line 20 Auto Exchange vehicle.
Ours is the RR as it is equipped with the Clark 12 meter Scam Mast.
The FV 439 is based around the FV 432 APC (as are the turreted versions out in the field opposite).
Built in the 1960’s the FV 432 is the most common variant vehicle. In the 1980’s almost 2,500 vehicles were in use with around 1,500 still in service today, mainly in supporting arms rather than front-line infantry service.
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