Topic to post photo and video of various AFV seen through a thermal camera.
I know that we won't be able to make any comparisons on the thermal signature of various tank without knowing which camera took the image and that the same areas (tracks, engine, sometimes exhaust) will always be the ones to show up but anyway:
Just to see them under a different light than usual (pardon the terrible pun^^)
Leclerc during a deployment test of the GALIX smoke dispenser:
The picture on the bottom right was made using the castor sight (AMX 10 RC, AMX 30 B2)
A T-62 I think between 2 APC:
By eggs benedict
so i read that the T-90 shares the T-72B turret , thus BDD armor , however this documentary (?) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKGv5JQBTI8 says "aluminums and plastics".
is this any legit? did they like , keep the t72b cavity design and change the fill?
also , did the combination on new welded towers change?
I realized that we don't actually have a thread about the British Chieftain tank.
I posted a bunch of Chieftain related stuff on my site today for anyone who is interested. The items include:
1970 article from ARMOR
1970 article from IDR - Chieftain-Main Battle tank for the 1970s
1976 article from IDR - The Combat-Improved Chieftain – First Impressions
1976 article from IDR - Improved Chieftain for Iran
WO 194-495 Assessment of Weapon System in Chieftain
WO 341-108 Automotive Branch Report on Chieftain Modifications
DEFE 15-1183 – L11 Brochure
WO 194-463 – Demonstration of Chieftain Gun
WO 194-1323 – Feasibility study on Burlington Chieftain
This shall be the general thread for all things soviet tanks. I shall start by posting an article I just wrote for my blog. I would recommend Archive Awarness which is an excellent blog about Soviet tanks and their experiences with other nation's tanks.