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  1. General AFV Thread

    Inside talk is that the flat top version of this will (eventually) replace the Bushmaster PMV. The Phase 2 contenders were also asked to price up their 8x8 trucks for Phase 3 (IFV, previously notionally tracked).
  2. Boxer wins in Australia: http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-14/ipswich-qld-wins-5-billion-army-purchase-light-armoured-vehicle/9545186
  3. Trying to find a link to the M8 “Thunderbolt” concept demonstrator that was fitted with a 120mm gun. That activity included firing tests, as we’ll a show an electric drive, IIRC.
  4. Israeli AFVs

    It’s bigger, of course.
  5. Has BAE invested in developing new AFV recently? Or just tweaking products from previous acquisitions?
  6. For the love of god, I hope they buy this.
  7. General AFV Thread

    This competition has certainly seen some interesting bedfellows.
  8. General AFV Thread

    https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/land-amphibious/1945-politicians-out-in-force-as-land-400-phase-2-decision-looms RUAG to do tech transfer if BAE win Land 400-2.
  9. General AFV Thread

    There’s even one solely about Australian and New Zealand M113s.
  10. General AFV Thread

    For a second I thought they were highlighting the benefit of child labour in their tank-building workforce.
  11. 261 Abrams to receive Trophy: https://www.armyrecognition.com/february_2018_global_defense_security_army_news_industry/us_261_m1_abrams_tanks_to_receive_rafaels_trophy_active_protection_system.html
  12. Any word on numbers?
  13. Looks like a refugee from the bad vismods thread....
  14. General AFV Thread

    So BAE competes against Rheinmetall in Australia and partners with Rheinmetall in the UK? Got it.
  15. Dangers of going from memory. That said, they have detailed knowledge of the XM35 and very little of the Cockerill 105 in comparison.