Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Tanks and AFVs (5) Ontario, CFB Borden, Soft Skinned Vehicles (SSV)

Soft Skinned Vehicles on display at

CFB Borden, Ontario

Data current to 11 January 2020.

The data found on this page has been compiled by the author.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any additions, correctons or amendments to this list of Armoured Fighting Vehicles in Canada would be most welcome. 

If you have information and photographs of military vehicles missing from this list that you are willing to share, updates would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

Artillery, Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles are listed on separate pages on this website.

Soft Skinned Vehicles on display at CFB Borden

 (Author Photo)

Caterpillar D7 Bulldozer, Engineer Lines, CFB Borden.

 (Author Photo)

Truck, ca 1950 Heavy Duty Wrecker, CZ112733, inside the museum.

(DND Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Truck, 5-ton M62 Wrecker, lifting a Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (Serial No. 16706) instructional airframe A745, at CFB Borden, 1973. 

 (Author Photo)

M816 5-ton wrecker (one of two).

 (Author Photo)

M816 5-ton wrecker (second of two).

 (Author Photo)

Willys MB 1/4-ton 4 x 4 Jeep, (Serial No. CM4231892), 808 Provost, inside the museum.  The formation patch indicates this Jeep was part of the headquarters and miscellaneous troops of the First Canadian Army. 

M-151 Truck, Utility, 1/4-ton, 4 X 4 (G838), MUTT, inside the museum.

 (Author Photo)

Iltis ¼- ton Truck, (one of two).  Military Police School grounds.

 (Author Photo)

Mercedes 608D flatbed truck with an Iltis ¼- ton Truck, (second of two) on board, in front of the museum.

 (Andre Blanchard Photo)

Dodge Utility truck prototype from the LSVW competition, in front of the museum.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3930991)

Bandvagen BV-206 on operations 1988.  Canadian troops taking part in Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan made good use of this vehicle, riding over rough mountainous terrain with full combat gear, allowing the men to avoid the exhaustion they would have felt moving on foot at such high altitudes and in such conditions.

 (Author Photo)

Bandvagen BV-206s, RCE lines, CFB Borden.

 (Author Photo)

Walter CP-4500  Fire Truck, on display at the CFB Borden airfield.

 (Author Photo)

A pair of Military Motorcycles are preserved inside the museum, including two from the Second World War era, with one on display and a second preserved in its original packing crate.