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    I seem to recall the top of the Abrams hull being...

    Well, it's like half-APC, so it probably ain't dwarfism[/QUOTE]

    I seem to recall the top of the Abrams hull being somewhere around chest height (I'm 6') from the few times I was around them. So...
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    Still a better HMG than the DShK. :razor:

    Still a better HMG than the DShK. :razor:
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    More along the lines of people not wanting to be...

    the drive system is not that complex by modern standards, and ye 30 year old truck engine has enough power to get it running at a reasonable speed, assuming the breech is not rusted shut it's not...
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    There's a reason large leaps of technology tend...

    the drive system is not that complex by modern standards, and ye 30 year old truck engine has enough power to get it running at a reasonable speed, assuming the breech is not rusted shut it's not...
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    Given that most ATGMs are shaped charges, I am...

    I suspect it was a dud. Proximity fuse must have failed, since missile did not explode near the tank or upon impact.

    :export model:[/QUOTE]

    Tell me more about ATGM proximity...
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    Probably a Trump voter, tbh.

    Probably a Trump voter, tbh.
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    Modern composite armors rely on a combination of...

    To make curved armor you need to cast the armor and that isn't creating the hardest steel possible. And I assume that Chobham and other composite armor can't be cast at all.[/QUOTE]

    Modern...
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    "Further events", of course, sounding way better...

    "Further events", of course, sounding way better than "our invasion".
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    Hunnicutt lists the M1A1's depression as -10....

    Hunnicutt lists the M1A1's depression as -10. Given that the A2 upgrade was mostly to electronics, it's doubtful that there was any change in that regard.
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    I know you're joking about the MiG-15 bit, but...

    I know you're joking about the MiG-15 bit, but that's an IS-3.
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    That'll likely be a M103 or Patton of some sort....

    That'll likely be a M103 or Patton of some sort. None of the T110 variants ever managed to make it to the prototype stage.
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    Exactly how it works.

    Exactly how it works.
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    It's not hard, there's just no reason to. Putting...

    It's not hard, there's just no reason to. Putting HE grenades into vehicle-mounted launchers isn't really efficient when you have things like Mk. 19s (or the Russian equivalent) or individual weapon...
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    The ones mounted on vehicles use electrical...

    yes. They can launch anything of the appropriate diameter and design. You could probably turn them in to confetti launchers if you were so inclined.[/QUOTE]

    Except for the part where smoke...
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    Except for the part where smoke grenade launchers...

    yes. They can launch anything of the appropriate diameter and design. You could probably turn them in to confetti launchers if you were so inclined.[/QUOTE]

    Except for the part where smoke...
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    Sure. The smoke grenades themselves are obviously...

    Probably a smoke grenade launcher on a turret, which is actually a pretty decent idea.[/QUOTE]Enlighten us.[/QUOTE]

    Sure. The smoke grenades themselves are obviously used for obscuration. There...
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    Probably a smoke grenade launcher on a turret,...

    Probably a smoke grenade launcher on a turret, which is actually a pretty decent idea.
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    Because tanks are more expensive than the...

    Because tanks are more expensive than the conscript/draftee soldiers one would be using in the type of conflict where nukes might be involved.
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    Close, but not quite. It's Headquarters and...

    Close, but not quite. It's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment of the 24th Infantry Division. Because it's marked as being part of the 24th Infantry Division,...
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