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  1. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Sovngard in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  2. Metal
    Xoon reacted to Lord_James in I Learned Something Today   
    TIL how to make a high torque CVT, @Xoon 
     
     
  3. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect in US Politics Thread: Year 2 of 1000 of the TrumpenReich   
    Go ahead, you guys would still probably tax me less than the Norwegian government. 
    I would not mind a tax break. 
     
  4. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Lord_James in US Politics Thread: Year 2 of 1000 of the TrumpenReich   
    Go ahead, you guys would still probably tax me less than the Norwegian government. 
    I would not mind a tax break. 
     
  5. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from N-L-M in US Politics Thread: Year 2 of 1000 of the TrumpenReich   
    Go ahead, you guys would still probably tax me less than the Norwegian government. 
    I would not mind a tax break. 
     
  6. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from That_Baka in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  7. Tank You
    Xoon got a reaction from Zyklon in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  8. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from Belesarius in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  9. Tank You
    Xoon got a reaction from Collimatrix in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  10. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from N-L-M in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  11. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from Toxn in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  12. Tank You
    Xoon got a reaction from Lord_James in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  13. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from LostCosmonaut in Californium 2250- final submissions   
    Nordic Feminist Design Division presents: P2055 “Gaupen”

     
     

     
     

     
     

     
     
     
    Table of basic statistics:
    Parameter
    Value
    Mass, combat
      65 metric ton
    Length, combat (transport)
      7050mm
    Width, combat (transport)
      3877mm
    Height, combat (transport)
      2000mm
    Ground Pressure, MMP (nominal)
      297Kn/m2
    Estimated Speed
      60Kp/h
    Estimated range
      400Km
    Crew, number (roles)
      2 (Commander, Gunner/Driver)
    Main armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      200mm L40 gun. (40 rounds, 15 in first autoloader).
    Secondary armament, caliber (ammo count ready/stowed)
      7,62mm GPM (1200 rounds).
     
    12,7mm HMG (500 rounds)
     
    Vehicle designer’s notes:
    The P2250 was designed to be as heavily armored as possible, with the smallest weight and profile.  We tried to make use of the new experimental technologies and developed our own hydrostatic transmission and hydropneumatic suspension. This allowed much greater low speed mobility and some interesting arrangements. With the cannon mounted to the chassis, the autoloader became simplified and allowed a higher theoretical rate of fire and a reduction of crew to only 2. 

    Mobility:
    1. Link to Appendix 1- Not realized because of lack of weight value. 
     
    2. Engine - Kharkov 5TD (increased to 6 cylinder), 16L, 800HP, water cooled, constant speed.
     
    3. Transmission - Hydrostatic, 1 Forward, 1 Neutral and 1 Reverse, engine forward; motor and controls in the rear, is a continuously variable transmission, allow the engine to run at a constant speed with instant torque. It features hydraulic breaking and locking on top of normal friction breaks, also has a minor regenerative capabilities.
    Appendix

    Location of drive train components and their connections:

     
     
    4.Fuel - Diesel, 1000L, sponsons, 400km, was planning to add optional fuel barrels for increased range, but scrapped because of time limit. 
     
    5. Powerpack is set up as an open circuit hydraulic system, allowing it to power auxiliary equipment and other subsystems like the auto loader and suspension, or power tools.
    Appendix
     
    6. Suspension- Hydropneumatic (Nitrogen), 500mm suspension travel, 500mm ground clearance. The suspension is a fully adjustable in arm suspension using a slider crank design. Each arm has a built in shock absorber and can be either electronically or manually adjusted. Each unit has an overpressure valve to limit damage to the unit during very rough travel. Each unit is a bolt on unit, making replacements easy and fast.
    Appendix
     
    View of the suspension:


     
     
     
     
    Survivability:


     
    Red: Ammunition and cannon.
    Blue: Composite armor.
    Grey: Drive line components.
    Green: Fuel. 
    Brown: Crew. 
     
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1 - Not realized. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 2- Not Realized,  has a 1000mm deep armor cavity at 1,79m^3 at the front, with a 900mm deep armor cavity at 180mm height on each sponsons. 
     
    3. Non-specified survivability features and other neat tricks-
    Very low profile vehicle with the ability to further reduce its profile by lowering its suspension. Very low profile while in hull down position.
    Has blow off panels, light panels that are screwed in place to break off when ammunition ignites.   Fuel is used as side armor. 
     
    Firepower:
     
    A.    Weapons:
     
    1.     Link to Appendix 1- Not realized.
     
    2.     Main Weapon-
     
    a.      Smoothbore cannon (510 MPa working pressure). 
     
    b.      200mm caliber. 
     
    c.      Ammunition:
             Common: 200 x 900 mm brass case, estimated 50kg. 
             HEAT: Not realized. 
             HE: Not relied. 
             AP: Not realized. 
       
     
    d.     Ammo stowage arrangement- 15 rounds stored in primary shell conveyor, 25 rounds stored in secondary shell conveyor.  Entire system has blow off panels above it. The system is powered by the tanks hydraulic circuit. 
     
     
    B.    Optics:
     
    1.     Primary gunsight- two axis stabilized gunners sight.
     
    2.     Drivers 3 vison telescopes. Commander features 360 degree coverage form the copula with a 4x sight connected to the RCWS. 
     
    C.    FCS:
     
    1.     FCS- Gun is rigidly mounted to the chassis. The gunner can select a firing mode to put the vehicle into precision mode.  Tracks turn to traverse the cannon, and the suspension adjusts to elevate to depress the gun. The gunners controls feeds into the suspensions control system, modifying the pressure in each individual suspension unit to accomplish the right elevation/depression. A gyroscope keeps track of the vehicles tilt and adjusts accordingly.  
    The commanders station has duplicated controls and features a fully rotatable commanders copula with a range finder and 12,7mm remote operated HMG. The commander can measure the range and move the tank accordingly, giving a sort of hunter-killer system. 
     
    2.     Link to Appendix 3- May be added in the future. 
     
    Fightability:
     
    1.     Ease of service and maintenance on the suspension units.
    2.     Low maintenance transmission, hydraulic motors do not require a lot of maintenance.
    3.     Reduced brake wear because of hydraulic parking break and minor regenerative breaking. 
    4.     Reduced engine wear from running on a stable RPM. 
    5.     It has a 200mm cannon. 
    6.     Has a remote controlled weapons station, allowing the commander to avoid peaking his head out when firing on infantry.
     
    Free expression zone:
    The Nordic Feminist Design Division felt that there was a sever lack of special needs armored fighting vehicles which strives against our glories republics values. 
    The team set out to make the most inclusive vehicle possible. The turret was quickly removed as it was seen as offensive to the crippled, gifted people of our republic.  Next was the issue with the height. The tank was too high to climb aboard for midgets little people, so a adjustable suspension was installed to allow the tank to lower itself. It was also of the highest importance that even our machines would bow to our Serene Highness. 
    The gun was requested to be of at least 200mm caliber, which our lead engineer said was outrageous (our lead engineer has been REDACTED, and has been replaced by a more suiting, and diverse individual).  Our lead engineer agreed and work began to install the gun. Our female engineers noted that the ammunition was too heavy to be loaded manually for a woman, and was deemed discriminatory, so a autoloader was developed to accommodate the superior gender. 
     
    As of currently our team failed to meet the deadline and has been REDACTED. 
    Our team has been sent on a holiday in the North to sunbath in the north. 
     

     
    A picture of our team of engineers going to work. 
     
     
    All Hail Serene Highness.
     
     
     
    (I will try to add the schematics tomorrow for the suspension and transmission, but it is 01:30 here, and I am taking the bus to work at 06:00. )
  14. Tank You
    Xoon got a reaction from Ramlaen in General news thread   
    HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY FOLKS! 
     

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    Xoon got a reaction from Lord_James in General news thread   
    HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY FOLKS! 
     

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    Xoon got a reaction from Donward in General cars and vehicles thread.   
    Paper panzer, so colors are still being decided upon. 
     
    Current model aims at a high cd coefficent. 
    A more track orientated model might be developed later. 
     
    I never really get why people have this kind of dirty pleasure about Crossovers in my country, or SUVs as they are called here.
     
    Reasons people state that they like them are:
    1. They have a lot of cargo space.
    2. They have better ground clearance.
    3. They need it go visit their cabin.
    4. They feel they have a better view of the surroundings. 
    5. They like sitting more upright.
    6. They like stepping into the vehicle. 
     
    1. This is simply not true for 99% of European models.  They are pretty much raised hatchbacks, and actually have smaller cargo space, car manufacturers usually use liters to measure the cargo volume, but because of the taller trunk, the number gets inflated.  Often the station wagon provides equal or more trunk space. 
     
    2. Again, I have never needed extra ground clearance in my country, even with out sometimes miserable road quality. I even know people that slammed their cars and still got to their cabins in the winter. If it is really important, you can simply buy the off road variant of the station wagon. 
     
    3. Again a lie, since they have managed to go to their cabins for a few years with their FWD hatchbacks with no problems. Simply learn to not slam the gas pedal and buy proper winter tires and you will have no issues. 4x4 is extremely overrated, especially in most Crossovers. Besides, most, if not all other car models comes with 4x4. 
     
    4. While true that you can look above some low cars, you will for the most part be just looking at peoples car roofs, instead of their windshields.  This comes at the cost of lower close up visibility, which is so bad in some cases that back up cameras are almost mandatory. 
     
    5. Though this is person taste, most comfort chairs are more layed back. Like car seats. 
     
    6. I remember before the crossover thing took off, it was considered a hassle to climb into taller vehicles. 
     
     
    For the most part, a off road station wagon should be able to fill in all the above needs, minus sitting upright,  and better vision. 
    It would be cheaper, safer and much better in performance. 
     
    If you want the taller vehicle with the bigger trunk, buy a MPV, it literally fulfills all the above requirements much better than a crossover. 
    A crossover is typically almost 40% more expensive, weights more, breaks down more often, costs more in maintenance, requires a bigger engine, has worse fuel economy, requires wider tires which causes more road noise and "trailing",  has a higher center of gravity which makes it much more dangerous in accidents and has worse overall close in vision increasing the risk of running over children or hitting small objects. They are usually also sold as a hybrid, making their long range fuel economy even worse, having worse range and poorer towing. 
     
    If you want a bigger car, buy a bigger car, but don't go around telling bullshit lies because you are too ashamed to admit you want a bigger car. 
  17. Metal
    Xoon got a reaction from Serge in CV-90, why so much love ?   
    Videos of live fire exercise celebrating that Forsvaret has finally received its last CV90s:
    https://www.tu.no/artikler/vi-har-samlet-det-beste-fra-cv90s-skytedemonstrasjon-i-en-video/464305
    https://www.tu.no/artikler/vi-sender-live-forsvaret-feirer-panservogn-leveranse-med-skarpskyting/463551
     
     
    Another video from forsvaret:
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    Xoon got a reaction from Lord_James in Competition: Californium 2250   
    So it levitates on a cushion of gas? 
     
    I read something about it on the War Thunder forum that it used bearings. 
    Is the gas used for counteracting the rotation? 
     
     
     
     
    Page 7 SH_MM talks about liquids in armor. The only time I know the forum talked about it. 
     
    Bronez also links a document:
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/prep.201500137/full
  19. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Zyklon in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
  20. Metal
    Xoon reacted to Lord_James in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Now that it doesn’t feel like I have an ice pick slowly being pushed into my head, I can elaborate. 
     
    My engine is closer to the Nomad 2, except the axial compressor is literally the super and turbo chargers. After the compressor, it splits into the ignition air ducts and cooling air ducts. After the cooling air ducts make their way through the engine, they reconnect to the exhaust, then go through the power recovery turbines. 
     
    The supercharger is used at all speeds, and instead of disconnecting at high speeds, it “shifts down a gear” and acts as a second compressor stage to the turbo. 
     
     
    I might have mixed up dual clutch and CVTs, but yes I want a CVT. 
     
    I think I’m going to have 5 gears: 
    continuous forward, high torque forwards, neutral, high torque backwards, continuous backwards. 
     
     
     
  21. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Toxn in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
  22. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from Lord_James in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
  23. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from That_Baka in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
  24. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from LoooSeR in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
  25. Funny
    Xoon got a reaction from N-L-M in Competition: Californium 2250   
    Pfft, of course not, who would want to squeeze more power out of  it? he he
     
    * discreetly crumples paper and throws in trash*
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