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    GLORIOUS T-14 ARMATA PICTURES.

    Compared with the "Abrams", "Leclercs" and "Leopards" Borisov believes in strange VNIITM reports - http://btvt.info/1inservice/rarn_sravnenie2006.htm
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    T-80 Megathread: Astronomical speed and price!

    The welded turret of such shape was really developed in 70-s
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    General AFV Thread

    Not ATGM, mine clearing charges
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    GLORIOUS T-14 ARMATA PICTURES.

    It is Shipunov's conception of "Ideal" weapon - so called "smart bullet", in reality a beam riding small missile with not CE, but high speed kinetic warhead (along the round). Designed for use by a single trooper or as add-on weapon for IFV and so on. http://btvt.info/3attackdefensemobility/rarn_shipunov.htm
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    Contemporary Western Tank Rumble!

    yes of course, it is a german patent, I will find it's number tomorrow and post, as I remember it was early 90-s
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    Contemporary Western Tank Rumble!

    Suppose they had plans for ERA and "reflecting plates" also -
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    Documents for the Documents God

    Hi, I did not posted, just shared. Not me.
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    Contemporary Western Tank Rumble!

    Great blog! I Like it) No problem with Watermarks !
  9. Ukraine has it's own Black Eagle ))))
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    Transmissions and final drives

    Thank you!
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    Transmissions and final drives

    Thanks! Not only "diesel package proposed by General Dynamics a couple years ago" also 70-s era competition. Mostly train of gears of transmission.
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    Transmissions and final drives

    Great ! Thanks! Looking info about Abrams diesel engine transmission.
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    Contemporary Western Tank Rumble!

    Actually it is a well known idea used in "cells" armor developed by hydrodynamic institute of Siberian departament of academy of scince of USSR in 70s. http://btvt.info/5library/vot_yacheiki.htm
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    Polish Armoured Vehicles

    ERA is another product. Creation of a welded turret or at least new turret requires a large ammount of "base resourses". A scientific "school" on welding and armour materials, it is not possible just to appear from nothing. And for example it was 40 years passed from t-64 welded (http://btvt.info/3attackdefensemobility/turret_welded.htm) turret to t-84.
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    Is here anybody from "thesovietarmourblog"?

    This so called "rod" (sand rod) is used rod form a cavity in T-64 turret, then aluminum is filled into it. But this not a case for T-72, as the sand itself remains as filler. https://c.radikal.ru/c38/1803/f6/3576ae39ecea.jpg[/img]
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    Is here anybody from "thesovietarmourblog"?

    It's head or lost head; feeder You can read an article on this - http://btvt.info/5library/vbtt_1969_01_bashnja.htm maybe translation will help (in russian)
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    Polish Armoured Vehicles

    Hull and turret... must... ceramic blocks. You can not imagine hoe much work and resources (money, science, technology) must be invested into a new armor. Dozens of turrets firing trials, introduction of new casting/ I suppose the things you highlighted is desires.
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    General AFV Thread

    It is nothing but an opinion, better to find some internal photos or drawings. If so it is rather "strange" design.
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    Polish Armoured Vehicles

    well there are well known photos showing the same STB hull as T-72A
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