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David Moyes

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  1. Hi-Res CAD of prototype 5-pair road wheels Puma: http://btvt.narod.ru/4/puma2.htm
  2. I accidentally found Mike Sparks' Slideshare account: https://www.slideshare.net/1st_TSG_Airborne It has some legitimate documents but is mostly made up of over 300 slideshows extolling the virtues of the Gavin.
  3. NGCV concept https://twitter.com/KateMartyr/status/1153947297396461569
  4. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/armys-tank-upgrade-plans-unachievable-says-official-report-wdfm3w6wv Next day:
  5. Meggitt PLC is British. Bristol Armour, M. Composites and M. Aerospace are located in the UK. The US subsidiary is Meggitt Defense Systems.
  6. Close-up of Ajax turret by Lockheed Martin UK & Rheinmetall: Note the thickness of roof armour in 3rd image.
  7. FMBT-70, MBT-80 and PIP concepts share a lot of similarities.
  8. 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.
  9. 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/
  10. Warrior hulls are too worn-out for upgrade so now the plan is to make entirely new ones.
  11. https://www.arquus-defense.com/arquus-makes-quality-cornerstone-its-activity
  12. Rheinmetall-BAE Systems joint-venture approved: https://rheinmetall-defence.com/en/rheinmetall_defence/public_relations/news/latest_news/index_20480.php
  13. 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.
  14. Most likely illustrative. I haven't seen anything to suggest otherwise.
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