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Marshal Sir Edwin Bramall, Sir Edwin, Defence Staff, Armstrong Works, Britain

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Britain's Chief of the Defence Staff, Field Marshal Sir Edwin Bramall formally opened the world's biggest and most modern privately-owned armaments factory. Sir Edwin unveiled Newcastle's new ??7m Vickers plant, to be known as the Armstrong Works. Military top brass from 40 nations attended the ceremony. Pictured is the Vickers Main Battle Tank (MTB). 24th November, 1982

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1980s,Armaments,Army,Ceremonies,Factory,Industry,Military,Production Line,Tank,Weapons
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Year 1982
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