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The Combat Engineer Tractor is a specialist armoured vehicle designed to support the Armoured Divisions in the event of World War 3. With a crew of two it had several special features, a bucket for digging and dozing, a rocket launched anchor to enable the climbing of steep gradients and the ability to swim it could also be driven from both seats in either direction.

Its dire reputation for breaking down, with anyone other than the POMs who crewed it, stemmed from the age old plant problem of spending 99% of its time sat on a vehicle park and not being exercised correctly. It was also one of the few equipments to appear in the Royal Engineer Museum, Chatham, while it was still in service throughout the Corps and its replacement hadn't even been designed.