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Firepower Museum Woolwich

Now that that the Docklands Light Railway goes under the Thames to Woolwich, the bus journey from the O2 is gone and all the better for it.  Top Tip, get an Oyster Card, it makes life much easier.

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If you want Firepower.   Not sure but a bit scary.
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And up close.   The museum entrance.
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Gate guardian.   Honest John.
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The main hall.   Thunderbird and mobile Rapier.
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Truck mounted Bofors.   Sexton.
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Abbott 105mm.   Light guns.
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6 and 17 pounder anti tank guns.   And the big guns.
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Big from the rear.   Where it all started.
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Anti aircraft.   Up and down.
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The second hall – FV432.   What they do for anti aircraft.
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What we do for anti aircraft.   And what we used to do for anti aircraft.
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And the Gunners love this. It tracks birds.   Centurion.
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Cold and Big.   Never made it into service.
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AS90   105mm light gun.

And thanks to the two RA Gunners who showed me through the second hall.

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