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Forum: TO&Es Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

Here's another SECRET Soviet military paper:

MILITARY THOUGHT (USSR): The Actual Requirement for and Supplying of Troops with Conventional Ammunition in Present-Day Operations...
Forum: TO&Es November 30th, 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

Added this to my site:

EXCERPTS -- Soviet Amphibious Forces: Tasks and Capabilities in General War and Peacetime -- A Research Paper (June 1979)...
Forum: TO&Es November 22nd, 2020, 09:25 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

1979-80: Type 90 (90式戦車, Kyū-maru-shiki-sensha) MBT

While earlier subcomponent development had been going on since 1977, detailed systems design began in 1979-80.

The goal of the program...
Forum: TO&Es November 22nd, 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

1970-1980s Threat Ranking According to the JGSDF and other Sources

NOTE: University of Maryland has a near complete copy of the English versions of Japanese Defence White Papers from 1972 to 1993....
Forum: TO&Es November 22nd, 2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

I noticed that MBT doesn't have the lengthy design notes for each nation that WW2 does; so I started to do a first stab at it; to provide some background for Japan.
...
Forum: TO&Es November 21st, 2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 94,606
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: APC Development and related topics.

First clear shots of new NORINCO VN-1 (aka Type 08) 8x8 in Thai service during an exercise. Previously, all we saw of them were on trains with the turrets covered.

From a Thai Facebook page:


...
Forum: TO&Es November 21st, 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,416
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Jets & Planes but no UAV's here.

Japan has retired the F-4 Phantom from active service as of a day or so ago. There are about maybe 3 or 4 more still in service with the JASDF, but in a test and evaluation role.
Forum: TO&Es November 19th, 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,667
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Infantry Served Weapons and Organization.

Belgium apparently retired their MISTRAL MANPADS on on 31 December 2017.
Forum: TO&Es November 18th, 2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

Updated the Japanese post; I think I'm done there.
Forum: TO&Es November 18th, 2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Historical Design Notes Thread

Continuing to work on the Japanese entry; I'll also make other entries for:

North Korea
South Korea

There's a lot of craziness involved in South Korea -- for example, did you know that the US...
Forum: TO&Es November 17th, 2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By MarkSheppard
Historical Design Notes Thread

...EDITED--Go to the bottom now for the most modern one -- I went over the 25,000 character limit per post for the forum--
Forum: TO&Es November 15th, 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 261,374
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: MBT's

A big reason the Type 74 hung on is logistics:

http://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/shin-ampobouei2010/dai5/siryou1.pdf

Bridge Passage Rate in Japan based off of 17,920 bridges in Japan; extracted...
Forum: TO&Es November 15th, 2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 94,606
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: APC Development and related topics.

So Japanese APCs:

Sources
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/60%E5%BC%8F%E8%A3%85%E7%94%B2%E8%BB%8A
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_60_Armoured_Personnel_Carrier...
Forum: TO&Es November 15th, 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 94,606
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: APC Development and related topics.

Some more diving into the Japanese OBAT:

Units 094 (Type 89) and 095 (Type 89 Kai) may have incorrect Weapon #2.

Currently, both have Weapon 158 (Chu-MAT ATGM) as Weapon #2.

In all the...
Forum: TO&Es November 13th, 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 261,374
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: MBT's

Another Japanese page (http://eaglet.skr.jp/MILITARY/74.htm) claims:

Type 74B: 1984 -- Improved FCS to support Sabot Rounds.

Type 74C - 1987. Two color camouflage

Type 74D - 1987. Thermal...
Forum: TO&Es November 13th, 2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 261,374
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: MBT's

I'm looking around and from the War Thunder (I know, I know I know) forums at:

https://forum.warthunder.com/index.php?/topic/503514-fold-the-type-74f

claims that the Type 74D with thermal...
Forum: TO&Es November 12th, 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 261,374
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: MBT's

Information on Japanese MBTs, if Andy and Don want to take a stab at refining the Japanese OOB:

Tanks. Being Tanks on Facebook...
Forum: TO&Es November 10th, 2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 261,374
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: MBT's

Well now this is oddball:

https://asianmilitaryreview.com/2020/11/philippine-army-orders-light-tanks/



http://maxdefense.blogspot.com/2020/10/philippine-armys-light-tank-and-wheeled.html?m=1...
Forum: TO&Es November 9th, 2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,830
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: Caucasus War 2020 How-To-Guide

President of #Artsakh has released a statement confirming that an agreement has been made on ending the war at 0100 local.

All sides will accept the ceasefire regime starting from 00.00 Moscow...
Forum: TO&Es November 8th, 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: US Army New Missiles and Robots

That's mainly in places that are wide open in Afghanistan. To which everyone has responded by bringing back 7.62mm GPMGs into lower squad organizations, along with more 7.62mm rifles like M-14, and...
Forum: TO&Es November 8th, 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: US Army New Missiles and Robots

I honestly don't believe the 6.8mm NGSW will ever show up. They're asking for the insane from that piece of technology.

Guns N Ammo laid out the issues:
...
Forum: TO&Es November 8th, 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: US Army New Missiles and Robots

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/11/05/will-the-army-change-the-size-of-the-infantry-squad-a-new-study-is-looking-at-it/
Forum: TO&Es November 8th, 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By MarkSheppard
US Army New Missiles and Robots

https://breakingdefense.com/2020/11/army-picks-tomahawk-sm-6-for-mid-range-missiles/





https://breakingdefense.com/2020/11/army-wants-smaller-brigades-stronger-divisions-lots-of-robots/
Forum: Mods October 25th, 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By MarkSheppard
Re: The Use of Neural Net Deep Learning for Icon Generation

Mostly, it's to learn how to use Neural Nets for fun; as there are some ways you could use Neural Nets:

1.) Use existing icons to generate a "made up" icon based on earlier icons -- there have...
Forum: Mods October 24th, 2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By MarkSheppard
The Use of Neural Net Deep Learning for Icon Generation

I finally got around to figuring out something that I've always wanted to try ever since the first papers came out about 2015 on the use of Neural Networks for image translation.

For my first...
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