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COMPETITION Steel Chariot of The Prairie: The Lone Free State's First Battle Tank (2247)


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10 minutes ago, Toxn said:

It improves the TE of the composite versus one made of pure textolite. Remember that textolite has a TE of something like 0.39, but an ME of a bit over 2. HHA has a TE of 1.5 and an ME of 1.5.

 

Did they change the textolite TE? I don't recall that.

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Behold, the first images of the Howling Retriever: The armor packages are... not small. The weight of the structure and armor do however converge to a reasonable all up weight, as I planned.

CV90's big brother incoming: 

Some of them even make it back to the helipad they flew off from.

38 minutes ago, Toxn said:

That's just the numbers I have: 0.39/0.52 KE/CE TE (what an acronym stew!). Density of 1.85g/cm3

 

More knowledgeable people, please chime in.

 

I mean the math shakes out that it's about as TE as RHA while being more ME. And I'm using that for some of my arrays. I guess I was confused by some of the language you used earlier.

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20 minutes ago, Sturgeon said:

 

I mean the math shakes out that it's about as TE as RHA while being more ME. And I'm using that for some of my arrays. I guess I was confused by some of the language you used earlier.

No worries - when a sentence is more than 50% acronyms by weight the chance of useful information being contained therein is... marginal. And that's without factoring in my consistent failure to do basic sums.

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East Oil company report no279.

 

The development of the new MBT is going smoothly. Our design team has finally sent the first images of the prototype currently under construction.

 

The tank has been designated the MBT1 Monolith.

 

The Monolith is intended to be able to take on any existing or prospective threat on the continent and also to act as the basis for a heavy IFV.

 

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