military registration numbers since 1960

 

 

 

1960-1979

since 1980

Meaning

1

1

Arm of service

2

23

Year

3

4

Category of vehicle

4567

5678

Sequential registration number

 

Arm of service

 

1960

1970

since 1980

Army (+Gendarm. < 1979)

2

6

6

Air Force

3

7

7

Navy

4

8

8

General Services

5

9

9

Gendarmerie (> 1979)

 

 

2

 

Category of vehicle

New

Rebuilt

 

4x4 - cars - buses

1

5

Vans - station-wagon - ambulances

2

6

Trucks

3

7

Fighting Vehicles - tanks

4

8

Motorcycles

9

9

Trailers

0

0

 

Examples

Jeep registered 211-0281

Jeep registered 755-0012

7 digits ==> 1960 < vehicle < 1980

2 --> Army (or Gendarmerie) before 1970 ;

1 --> year 1961 ;

1 --> 4x4, etc. ... new

0281 --> sequential registration

7 digits ==> 1960 < vehicle < 1980

7 --> Air Force after 1969 ;

5 --> year 1975 ;

5 --> 4x4, etc.  ... rebuilt

0012 --> sequential registration

 

The sequential registration number is unique to the vehicle.

 

18 octobre 2003