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Articles in the category: Restorations

A week with our volunteers

Posted on 21 March 2018, in News, Workshops, restorations

A week with our volunteers

A big thank you for the help of our volunteers: LUSSIEZ Bernard HERTER Gunther COUSIN Jacques SALVADO Frederic CHOLLEY Yvan BLANC Philippe TACHER Franck DUQUESNE José RODGER David STAIG Nicholas MIALON Christophe MUSSAULT Louis

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The Saint Chamond tank rebuilding project

Posted on 23 May 2016, in News, restorations

The Saint Chamond tank rebuilding project

The museum has decided to re-motorize the St Chamond tank so that it can be presented regularly to the public. The choice of the technology After studying the various technical possibilities, the associated costs and delays, the principle of a motorization by a modern themo-electric system was retained. This propulsion system is composed of a ...

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The Saint Chamond tank remodeling project: progress of work

Posted on 23 May 2016, in News, restorations

The project is proceeding according to plan. Technical studies are completed. The delicate points solved: • Size of tank vs autonomy vs engine cooling: o The original 70ltrs tank was mounted under the group and thus it would have hindered the engine cooling. It was retained a tank of 40ltrs mounted on the generator in place of the ...

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Departure from Saint Chamond

Posted on 29 January 2016, in News, restorations

Departure from Saint Chamond

From 2014, the museum of the Armored plans to restore one of the first armored vehicles of the French army, the Saint-Chamond. In 2015, a subscription is launched. It makes it possible to raise the necessary funds for the restoration of this tank. This one will be re-motorized at the company APRESS, near Roanne, in order to participate in the commemoration of the centenary of the first ...

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1917: French tanks come out of the trenches

Posted on 07 August 2015, in News, restorations

1917: French tanks come out of the trenches

As part of the commemorations of the First World War, the Saumur Armored Museum, in association with the Ministry of Defense, launched a project to renovate French tanks that participated in the conflict. The objective is to restore the first tanks developed in France, of which 3 are still in our possession and then to make them work ...

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Panzer I ausf C

Posted on 01 August 2015, in News, restorations

Panzer I ausf C

The Panzer I ausf C of the Panzermuseum of Munster is currently to be discovered at the Museum of the Armored Vehicles of Saumur. The presence of this tank is the fruit of cooperation and exchange with the panzermuseum of Munster.

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