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Remote operated D9N in service with special engineering unit Ya'alom. Fielded in Gaza.     Also came in highly useful in the last conflict in gaza; reveals tunnels up to 10m deep

Vickers MARRS (Modular Armored Repair & Recovery System), the basic idea is that a MBT (here a Patton) can be quickly converted into an ARV at less than half the cost of a new purpose-built ARV.

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Came across a M2 HST, or at least most of one.. The guy wanted more than I could afford, but he'll get what he's asking, eventually.

 

That's one of the vehicles on my "Bucket List". As in "restore and drive in a few parades", if not "Take to a few airshows".

 

Vintage AGE is sadly under-represented in the MV community.

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Look, a DAF V1600 truck!

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just kidding

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It's a DAF V1600 truck mated with the tracks from an M3 halftrack, installed in reverse. Vehicle was a test vehicle for a military airport to act as some sort of wrecker truck. The thing in the back is a crane.

 

Edit: According to the museum it was used for bomb disposal.

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Look, a DAF V1600 truck!

jHKD28M.jpg

 

...

 

 

just kidding

8tRmuux.jpg

 

Tracks:

oUYIzza.jpg

RA53kpc.jpg

7gk8l8H.jpg

 

 

It's a DAF V1600 truck mated with the tracks from an M3 halftrack, installed in reverse. Vehicle was a test vehicle for a military airport to act as some sort of wrecker truck. The thing in the back is a crane.

 

Edit: According to the museum it was used for bomb disposal.

 

EOD/ordinance. That strongly resembles a standard WW2 era U.S. bomb crane.

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