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Forum: TO&Es Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

UPDATES:

UK: AJAX. Things aren't looking very "rosy" at this point and again, another article saying possibly the whole program is in jeopardy. From my ref...
“I describe Ajax as a troubled...
Forum: TO&Es July 25th, 2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

Aright this is about USA UNIT 339 AMPV I recommend a revised START date of JUN 2023 vice current JAN 2022..

Issues...
1. Production line tooling issues.

2. Other technical testing and...
Forum: TO&Es July 21st, 2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

My time is short, however, from what I can find is there are 3 options for the foreign buyer depending on budget for inserts...
1. Steel Plate/2. Applique Armor/3. Ceramic Armor.

I thinking not...
Forum: TO&Es July 19th, 2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 118,911
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Re: The FASTBOAT Patch page.

Here's my thinking concerning BOXER FLW-100/200 (And investigating use of FLW-200 Plus w/Dual fed 20mm HE/AP mixed ammo load.)

GTK BOXER A0: Armed with early version FLW-100 12.7mm or 40mm/GSR...
Forum: TO&Es July 15th, 2021, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

I pointed this out specifically in my last post under Australia. The answer simply NO DU Armor for ANY foreign user of the ABRAMS.

When the Iranian militia were operating the Iraqi M1A1 SA tanks,...
Forum: TO&Es July 13th, 2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Export version of the M1A2C (SEP 3) anyone?

Australia has already begun the process. Actually, initially they were looking at both the M1A2C or the M1A2 "SPEC" version modified to their needs. It...
Forum: TO&Es July 7th, 2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Now I remember what #9 should've (Though not the reason I'm up at this "ungodlily" hour. :D) been in my last post.

Of course and how could I even forget :rolleyes:...

9. INDIA!! - ARJUN Mk II...
Forum: TO&Es July 6th, 2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

So I posted this list of MBT's several years ago I believe there was 10 total, I thought might make it by games end 2020. But as you'll see, a couple would've made that deadline but for the extension...
Forum: TO&Es July 4th, 2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

I'm posting the following as it provides a simple overview of what makes a post WWII/Cold War/Modern MBT a GEN 1-3 version and speculates on what might constitute a 4th GEN MBT. But my main purpose...
Forum: TO&Es June 24th, 2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Just a quick shout out...
UK MOD has decided the CHALLENGER 3 WILL be equipped with the TROPHY APS after all.

I'm on the IPad so you'll have too go to the armyrecognition.com site for today's...
Forum: TO&Es June 17th, 2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

UPDATE: French JAGUAR

Status: French Army has just begun their evaluation of the JAGUAR. The evaluation is being conducted by STAT (Section Technique de l’Armée de Terre, Technical Section of...
Forum: TO&Es June 15th, 2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

I'm thinking there's a fair shot we'll see these upgraded Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) Leopard 1A5BR tanks before games end based on this newer article from the one I posted around a month or two ago....
Forum: TO&Es June 14th, 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 52,403
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: SP and SPAA Developments

Came across this article concerning Spain's first firing of the EXPAL 155mm ER ammo from their SIAC 155/52 towed howitzer. This firing was postponed from 2020 due to our "friend" COVID-19. This took...
Forum: TO&Es June 7th, 2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 118,911
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: The FASTBOAT Patch page.

Lots going on with our house, our Grand Daughter Graduating H.S. (AWESOME!! and with honors!!) which means I'll be "dark for 2 weeks" (And no work!! :D) soon and finally trying to get MANY things...
Forum: TO&Es June 7th, 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

UPDATE: UK BOXER

STATUS: Preparatory to construction of first PROTOTYPES.

WHEN: Late 2022. First type will be the Mechanized Infantry Version (MIV) coming from Germany. This will be the...
Forum: TO&Es June 5th, 2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

Well another update I saw coming but, wish it wouldn't have happened to a program that's ALREADY 4 YEARS BEHIND schedule. I speak of AJAX and quite frankly this is nothing less than embarrassing...
Forum: TO&Es June 2nd, 2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 110,071
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: APC Development and related topics.

Australia LAND 400 UPDATE:

STATUS: Still in coordinated Manufacturers Trials w/Army.

Australian Army receives first 25 LANCER BOXER's. DON'T GET TOO EXCITED.

QOUTE: "Delivery of the first 25...
Forum: TO&Es May 17th, 2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Better do this thing "about" right...
BRAZIL to modernize some of it's tanks. I'm TRACKING this.
https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/brazilian-army-seeks-to-update-its-leopard-1a5br-mbts...
Forum: TO&Es May 16th, 2021, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

As Kerrigan has pointed out, this is now a done deal. The Stryker Mobile Gun Systems (MGS) will be retired by the end of fiscal year 2022/OCT 2022 at the latest. It was the first USA "tank" to have...
Forum: TO&Es May 10th, 2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

Nothing I haven't already posted on CHALLENGER 3, EXCEPT, now we know specifically which Rheinmetall MG it'll carry. The MG will the 120mm/L55A1 which is their latest fielded version....
Forum: TO&Es May 9th, 2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

There's more: First this is who's been contracted to do the work back around 2017/2018, Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land. This should be enough to tell you the MG isn't going to be the same.

The...
Forum: TO&Es May 8th, 2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: MBT's

One of tanks I thought we see by games from a list (My list.) I posted in here 2-3 years will now be "scratched" from it. I have some notes already developed for submission of this tank, which I'll...
Forum: TO&Es May 5th, 2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 298,973
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Re: MBT's

OMG!, we're getting real close now! A major milestone has just been completed after almost 1.5yrs.

I'll just let you read it, I've got lunch coming before I have to get ready for work....
Forum: TO&Es May 5th, 2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 124,529
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Jets & Planes but no UAV's here.

F-35C UPDATE: FINALLY, the USN's F-35C will be making it's FIRST deployment (On the USS CARL VINSON.)) later this year in a consolidated air wing. They've not gone to sea since 2018 when they were...
Forum: WinSPMBT April 28th, 2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,675
Posted By FASTBOAT TOUGH
Fallout Re: Apache helicopter countermeasure

Good point, though the HIND and APACHE GUARDIAN (And note the distinction here.) are in a very exclusive club for helos, they not the only members. That being said overall, it's a very small club.
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