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    Not stacked with technical documentations on the AMX 10 RC but maybe that one will help you :
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    from this post https://twitter.com/RT_Shephard/status/1006070754323193856 and from this post https://twitter.com/xaviervav/status/1006075929742004225 and this https://twitter.com/GrantTurnbull_/status/1006083568056111104 and this http://scout-thedeaddistrict.blogspot.com/2018/06/eurosatory-2018-leopard-2-lecerc.html and this https://twitter.com/BGoodlad/status/1006115583837065217 and this article https://www.t-online.de/nachrichten/deutschland/militaer-verteidigung/id_83914894/leopard-hersteller-ueberrascht-mit-neuem-kampfpanzer.html
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    General AFV Thread

    Shephard Media's video about this vehicle - interview and some footage from driving and swimming tests screenshots: photo from Polish article on this vehicle http://www.defence24.pl/przemysl/eurosatory-2018-nowa-amfibia-kmw-plywa-do-tylu
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    E-MBT is just two parts of two MBTs duck taped together to please investors. The REAL work is within the tank to make it work as one. Armor is out of the windows as long as there is no confirmed customer. If there are no customers, this vehicle may become a test bed for futur development for MGCS.
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    General AFV Thread

    New ASCOD 2 medium tank based on the Oto-Melara HITFACT II turret: http://www.monch.com/mpg/news/land/3529-ascod.html
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    Meanwhile at Eurosatory 2018 : The Euro Main Battle Tank (EMBT), a private venture project intended for the export market.
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    New pic of the RAMPAGE missile: And a video, not in best quality:
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    This is what I have: http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/08/23/mhs-glock-come-market-glock-mhs-barrier-blind-9mm-ammunition-reviewed-european-security-defence-magazine/ http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=9,863,746.PN.&OS=PN/9,863,746&RS=PN/9,863,746
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    The Leopard 2 Thread

    Latest armor upgrade offer from IBD Deisenroth Engineering (the company behind AMAP and the Leopard 2 Evolution): IMO a combination of AMAP and ADS (maybe as a "less active" protection system, which operates similar to ERA, as it only detects the projectile on impact). Edit: Article on Jane's: http://www.janes.com/article/80769/smart-solution-against-tandem-warheads-es18d1
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    Thanks a lot! It appears to be a triple-differential steering system.
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    Whuuuut? There is no rework regarding the armor. It's just the turret of a tropicalised Leclerc on a Léopard 2A7 hull with an adaptator and a rework of how the two communicate together... The later prototype was labelled as "standard european tank - french version" dunno about that one...
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    My bad, but wasn't it one of the prototypes also for the Europanzer? This image is commonly used for the Europanzer.
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    Side view of Europanzer, a failed Franco-German tank project, predecessor to the Leopard 1 and AMX-30. Same tank that Zuk posted.
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    General AFV Thread

    Otokar's Tulpar with Cockerill 3105 turret, pics from several posts in twitter and instagram:
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    The design of the Leclerc allows a more convenient gun balance (on or very close to the trunnions axis). This allows the minimize momentums. The turret is balanced as well to control any momentum to achieve the same controls over momentums. Turret traverse and gun elevation have high acceleration rate (~45°/s²) dispite the 30°/s max speed. The autoloader allows a constant rate of fire whatever the tank is doing. I'll stop here, I'll skip FCS and suspension because, they have proven their values. The thing is none of the persons here can judge the value of any tanks because the hardware hasn't been shown into their worst conditions. Abrams, Challenger 2, Leclerc, Léopard 2 and others have just fired at worst on bumpy dirt roads with the crews doing all the SOP requirements to ensure a steady speed and minimise the vibrations. No matter what the competitions or tests have shown, people always forget that there is a huge piece of meatware that seats between the seat and the handelbar that can f**k things up... I won't hide that I consider the human loader as a risk at high speed high bumpiness. But in real combat, the pace of engagement is much slower than we think.
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    This is a Leclerc turret on a Leopard -2. Trials on the firing range were good. The French 140mm is very different but is said to be proposed for the MGCS.
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    What !!! Diffusion Restreinte The GOA is knocking to your wall in 3, 2, 1...