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Museum of the Armored

Articles in the category: Restorations

Restoration | T62

30/09/2019 jusqu'au 04/10/2019

Posted on 04 October 2019, in Events, restorations

Restoration | T62

A team of 5 people from the Polish Panzer Farm museum were welcomed to the museum this week to help us get the T62 up and running again.                    

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A week with our volunteers

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

A week with our volunteers

A big thank you for the help provided by our volunteers: LUSSIEZ Bernard HERTER Gunther COUSIN Jacques SALVADO Frédéric 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 Events, restorations

The Saint Chamond tank rebuilding project

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

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The Saint Chamond tank remodeling project: progress of work

Posted on 23 May 2016, in Events, restorations

The project is progressing according to plan. The technical studies are finished. The delicate points resolved: • Size of the tank vs autonomy vs engine cooling: o The original 70ltr tank was mounted under the group and therefore it would have hampered the cooling of the engine. A 40ltrs tank mounted on the generator was chosen instead of the ...

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Departure from Saint Chamond

Posted on 29 January 2016, in Events, 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 Events, restorations

1917: French tanks come out of the trenches

As part of the commemorations of the First World War, the Saumur tank museum, in association with the Ministry of Defense, is launching a project to renovate the French tanks which took part in the conflict. The objective is to restore to working order the first tanks developed in France, 3 of which are still in our possession, then to make them ...

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Panzer I ausf C

Posted on 01 August 2015, in Events, restorations

Panzer I ausf C

The Panzer I ausf C from the Panzermuseum in Munster is currently on display at the Musée des Blindés in Saumur. The presence of this tank is the result of cooperation and an exchange with the panzermuseum of Munster.      

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