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Forum: TO&Es October 16th, 2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 45,460
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Jets & Planes but no UAV's here.

The above would be correct and from my files...
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/03/05/afghan-military-to-receive-a29-close-air-support-planes-in.html...
Forum: WinSPMBT October 14th, 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Airstrike Question

I agree with the above responses, with a minor exception in that if your opponent likes to play using logistics support as part of their force make up, then you'll have issues using air power. I'm...
Forum: TO&Es October 11th, 2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Taiwan has been trying to get the M1 for almost 10yrs now w/o success. It would seem as far as the Chinese are concerned this would be a "deal breaker" in more ways then one. However it's in the air...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

We ALWAYS get questions about armor the various types etc. I have pulled from this source many times out here when the topic has come up and as your finding I never could figure out how to get it...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Stryker platoon

This is like having a new toy, never said I was proficient on all aspects of the software on my computer, just what I normally use I guess. Security software to some degree, well now that's a little...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Stryker platoon

Don, I think this has part of what you're looking for or were anyway. This from the Foreign Military Studies Office,731 McClellan Avenue,Fort Leavenworth,KS,66027 of course the USA.

Topic/article:...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,694
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: International Defence Green and White Papers

Alright, first thank you Don. Second hope I did this right. So hopefully first up as I remember, this from JANE's a look at some of the challenges Russian was/is facing in modernizing their ground...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Drones

Like they've already done in Iraq such as in Mosul but as bombers, because why would you want to lose a perfectly good drone otherwise?:capt:...
Forum: TO&Es October 8th, 2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,694
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: International Defence Green and White Papers

Tried something didn't work. Any help to get PDF document from my files to here without paying ADOBE would be great! I'm sitting on some good stuff I'll otherwise just have to delete from my PC as I...
Forum: TO&Es October 7th, 2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Well modern medium sized tanks are slowly gaining popularity again with the advent of high pressure 105mm guns (Effective range is 4000m) and the ever improving ammo associated with these guns. To...
Forum: TO&Es October 6th, 2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Well no one can say I haven't been watching this for some years now, and now it's finally done thanks to the combat experiences of the IDF which I believe finally drove home the need to get this...
Forum: WinSPMBT October 4th, 2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Counter battery fire question

I believe the numbers go down over time very simply is because there just are less surviving enemy off map units to counter battery. Two other issues I think that come into play, though, I could off...
Forum: WinSPMBT October 4th, 2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Counter battery fire question

1. On map arty has no ability to "counter battery" either on map or off map artillery units. On map arty relies solely on the ability to have the target spotted, whatever the target is, though also...
Forum: Vietnam Campaign Project October 1st, 2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Vietnam 10 part series on PBS.

This should wrap it up for me for this topic. Just finished watching the last chapter myself-very powerful as RecruitMonty pointed out.

Anyway, PBS in the U.S. to rebroadcast a Chapter every week...
Forum: Vietnam Campaign Project September 30th, 2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Vietnam 10 part series on PBS.

I appreciate the effort from the folks out here to "carrying the word through". I can assure you, that you'll learn one or two things you didn't know about the war and find the U.S. Presidential...
Forum: Campaigns, Scenarios & Maps September 26th, 2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,090
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Acceptable US Casualties Against 3rd World Armies

You know I have to wonder about this all somewhat. I really don't think these judgements can really be made until that war or this war is actually going on. I was just a young kid watching the...
Forum: TO&Es September 24th, 2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Nag ATGM

This from BROADSWORD as dated (Covers tests from 2006 to date of the article)...
"Saturday, 8 March 2008
Nag missile test: 2006

This test was conducted at the Pokhran Field Firing Ranges in...
Forum: TO&Es September 23rd, 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Here we go...
CHANGE/UNIT 538/ABRAMS M1A2 SEP V3/START DATE 4/117 to 5/120//
Prototypes (6) to the USA by end of this month, or Oct....
Forum: TO&Es September 22nd, 2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,568
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Helo News game related.

Also see Posts #69 - #71/Pgs. 7/8. :D

Regards,
Pat
:capt:
Forum: TO&Es September 22nd, 2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Thank you Andy, that's what I tried to show in the below ref. I used in Post #694, the table at the bottom of the ref. On similar tables I've seen, the 2000m/2500m marks seem to represent the average...
Forum: TO&Es September 21st, 2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Is this the same as a HEF round...
125-mm HE-Shrapnel Focused-fragmentation, Ainet
Maximum Aimed Range (m): 5,000
Max Effective Range (m): Day: 4,000
Night: 800-1,300
Tactical AA Range:...
Forum: TO&Es September 20th, 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

From fprado again and I've seen his site ref'd many times by other defense sites (DID, armyrec. ETC.) to the point I have to give some credence to the data, points to the following...
REFLEKS...
Forum: TO&Es September 20th, 2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 134,544
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

I'll give this a shot...
Russia:

T-80 up to T-80UK 40Rds.

T-80B first to carry ATGW AT-8 SONGSTER had very poor accuracy due to MG and FCS.

T-80UK and it seems other command tanks of the...
Forum: TO&Es September 19th, 2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Nag ATGM

Based on the data supplied on REFLEKS IVAR M/M1 Max. Rng. is at 5000m/5km. Ukraine tested their KOMBAT against it and the result was the same range with a higher degree of accuracy. Most ATGM's fall...
Forum: TO&Es September 19th, 2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Nag ATGM

Alright giving it my best shot-System first st appeared in 2008 per ref.2 picture in it's current form. Source was a Colonel in the Indian Army/also military editor for India's Business Standard/...
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