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David Moyes

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  1. NGCV concept https://twitter.com/KateMartyr/status/1153947297396461569
  2. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/armys-tank-upgrade-plans-unachievable-says-official-report-wdfm3w6wv Next day:
  3. Meggitt PLC is British. Bristol Armour, M. Composites and M. Aerospace are located in the UK. The US subsidiary is Meggitt Defense Systems.
  4. Close-up of Ajax turret by Lockheed Martin UK & Rheinmetall: Note the thickness of roof armour in 3rd image.
  5. FMBT-70, MBT-80 and PIP concepts share a lot of similarities.
  6. A PIP for the Challenger started around 1983. 1987 is when the Chieftain replacement program started. The image used for PIP looks like a MBT-80.
  7. Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) https://rbsl.com https://twitter.com/TotherChris/status/1145636029531086853 https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/rheinmetall-and-bae-launch-joint-vehicle-design-venture/
  8. Warrior hulls are too worn-out for upgrade so now the plan is to make entirely new ones.
  9. https://www.arquus-defense.com/arquus-makes-quality-cornerstone-its-activity
  10. Rheinmetall-BAE Systems joint-venture approved: https://rheinmetall-defence.com/en/rheinmetall_defence/public_relations/news/latest_news/index_20480.php
  11. Soucy Composite Rubber Track: 4:05 - Current 45-47t. metric limit 6:35 - In the next 5 years, 55t. Although it is a continuous band track.
  12. Most likely illustrative. I haven't seen anything to suggest otherwise.
  13. Ajax turret citadel: https://andrei-bt.livejournal.com/1339650.html British MBT autoloaders: https://andrei-bt.livejournal.com/1336586.html
  14. http://www.infodefensa.com/es/2019/05/24/noticia-santa-barbara-presentara-pizarro-zapadores-ejercito-feindef.html# http://www.infodefensa.com/es/2019/05/22/noticia-ejercito-futuro-leopard-pizarro-dragon.html
  15. Apparently a Rheinmetal rep told him the new turret is a CR2/Leopard 2 hybrid but all the ammunition is separated and has blow-out panels.
  16. Drummond but he's usually accurate on the behind-the-scenes of the British Army.
  17. 2019 Production Line: 2019 Press: Videos: 2019 Roadshow: 2015 Prototype Testing: Photos from: https://www.armadninoviny.cz
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