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  1. First test launch of an MMP from a Jaguar EBRC : https://www.edrmagazine.eu/first-firing-of-mmp-from-a-jaguar-armoured-vehicle
  2. During a test launch, a Kalibr cruise missile crashed only a few dozens meters away from the frigates launching it (no apparent damage on the ship luckily). Launch was recorded in video, if anything it is impressive to watch: https://sputniknews.com/military/202104291082765182-watch-kalibr-cruise-missile-spirals-out-of-control-in-test-by-russias-marshal-shaposhnikov-warship/
  3. It looks like a direct response to Rhm announcement that they were developing an autoloader based on an "asian design". I think Nexter know that the chances of their 140mm being chosen for the MGCS are slim compared to Rhm's 130mm. So they are edging their bets by reminding Rhm that as far as autoloader goes they have more know how than them, and choose a scalable (Autoloaded and SCALable Outperforming guN) solution to make sure that it may work with Rhm's gun as well. The fact that Nexter chose a CTA solution is also probably a way to push Rhm out of the munition
  4. Very loosely fit in the thread but the new song for the 93rd mountain artillery regiment is unconventional^^
  5. What ammunition does the M48A3Ks currently use? The main limitation of the M48 is probably it's 90mm, which is fine against most AFV, but will struggle against even vanilla T-55 and T-62 in service in NK. I know that AML 90 and ERC 90 Sagaie have been engaged against T-54/55 in Israel and in Africa and sometimes defeated their armor, if barely. So a 90mm can probably pack enough punch to defeat a T-55 or a T-62 frontally, especially using modern ammo. But since 90mm were replaced fairly quickly by a 105 mm amongst most NATO members, I don't know how much efforts were
  6. The UK aim to increase their maximum number of warhead by 40% https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/mar/15/cap-on-trident-nuclear-warhead-stockpile-to-rise-by-more-than-40
  7. Asked myself the same question, looking at the video below at 0:49 I guess it is because it seem to be mounted on a testing platform (still weird though): The render of the ship below show it positioned normally
  8. To be fair if you manage to accumulate 3000 points in RB, either your team already won the game anyway, or your team completely collapsed and you got most of the kills (which allow you to actually not get screwed over by a terrible team). The amount of points needed to spawn the bomb can always be adjusted if needed.
  9. It was only used on Emirati's Leclerc, French army version never used ERA to my knowledge : The urban fighting kit Azur, used by the French and Emirati armies, doesn't use ERA but composite skirts (likely NERA) combined with cage armor : As far as I know, the only time GIAT/Nexter proposed ERA for the Leclerc was for the "Leclerc 2015" project, and only on the turret roof to protect the tank against top attack in combination with 4 hard-kill launchers placed at the corners of the turret : It never went anywhere
  10. I think it has partly to do with the Suffren class still being built. The first of its class (Suffren) only launched last year and is still in trial while number 2 and 3 (Duguay-Trouin and Tourville) are being built right now. There are 3 others to build after that and the whole program is already 3 years late IIRC. The last ship of the class, Casabianca, should have been laid down in 2020. The building where they are being assembled can only hold 2 full length hulls at the same time while the sections are constructed elsewhere before being welded together. Photo f
  11. Third gen SSBN program for the French navy officially launched K22 reactor (evolution of the K15 that will equip the next carrier as well) 16 Modernized M51 missiles 4 heavy torpedo tubes 150 m long 15 000 ton submerged 100 sailors First steel cut in 2023 First delivery in 2035 Class completely phased out by 2090
  12. I don't have the technical know how either to judge how far they can go with this idea. But I have to agree with you that at the very least it's not trivial (or it would have been done before).
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