About the Lightweight

The History of Lightweight Land Rover

'Original content from Paul Hazell for Lloyd Allison' Updated 2010 by Gordon Bennett The lightweight was a Land Rover specially lightened so that it could be easily lifted by helicopter. Much of the bodywork can be quickly removed for air-transport. Most came as soft-tops, a few as hard-tops; many of the former are converted to...

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Lightweight Land Rover Chassis Number Decoder

Enter Your VIN: Submit your number to Milvin Reset the form Fill in all characters (numbers and letters) of the vehicle identification number (VIN), serial number or chassis number for your Lightweight.

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Pre Production History

The Lightweight Land Rover as its now commonly known was conceived in the earlier 1960's at a time when the military had limited lift and size capabilities from support aircraft. Primarily the Wessex helicopter and the Armstrong Whitworth Argosy aircraft. Although other attempts at 'airportable' vehicles had been tested, none could withstand the harsh environments...

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Lightweight Land Rover – Replacement Parts Price Guide

Guide written by Gordon Bennett - Chairman Military Lightweight Club (Last updated - 15th June 2017) Missing or Replacement Part(s) Required Guide Price Notes     During the past 12 months, LWT parts prices have increased on average by 32%. Radio and Tentage prices have remained static. Sankey NT prices have increased by circa 60%...

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Buyers Guide For Lightweight Land Rover

Guide written by Gordon Bennett - Chairman Military Lightweight Club Introduction So you’ve decided that you want to buy a Lightweight (LWT) Land Rover. First of all congratulations on your choice of vehicle! At this point, you will probably have considered what you will be using the vehicle for, be it a show vehicle, daily...

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Obtaining the history of your Military Land Rover

Looking for the History of your ex-military Land Rover? Military History can be hard to find out in detail. But the MOD did keep records of what units and regiments vehicles were dispatched to, which is a good starting point. Army Vehicles The RLC museum The RLC can now search for your ERM via chassis...

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Military Registration Numbers

Here you will find some details about vehicles in the Military Lightweight register. Why not Submit your vehicle. Please select a column to search in. Please type in something to search for. Sort by: ERM Type Year into Service Ascending Descending Total Records Found: 161, showing 100 per page ERMMakeModelTypeYear into ServiceHistory 00 FL 73...

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