SANIE (Stand Alone Network Interface Equipment) is part of the Clansman Combat Radio Net equipment. When in service, it would have been fitted with the BID/460 unit. BID/460 was used to secure data for BATES (Battlefield Artillery Target Engagement System). which was used by the British Army.
|SANIE without BID/460. (Photo courtesy Drop Zone)|
|The BID/460 nameplate is affixed to the underside of the protective "lip". Due to the small size of the device, this is the only spot for it. (Photo courtesy HMVF Forum).|
|Placard data. (Photo courtesy HMVF Forum).|
|This is a higher resolution view of the BID 460. (Photo via E-bay, Norfolk)|
1) Historic Military Vehicle Forum (HMVF) http://hmvf.co.uk/forumvb/