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Camp Roberts #1: XM723 T-BAT-II (Bradley) prototype
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:52 pm
Post subject: Camp Roberts #1: XM723 T-BAT-II (Bradley) prototype

I also stopped by Camp Roberts on Tuesday. I saw this vehicle, often described as a "Bradley prototype," as well as an M7B2 Priest, M41 Walker Bulldog, M47 Patton, M48 Patton, M59, M114 and an OT-810 (or at least presumably not an original SdKfz 251). There's also a couple of M110s by a sign on the interstate...

I drove around a good bit of the post, seeing many old, falling apart, "temporary" WWII era barracks, but did not find the M3 Half-Track or T-34/85 previously identified...

But anyway, here is the XM723 T-BAT-II (TOW - Bushmaster armored turret - Two-man) prototype...

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Why this vehicle wound up at Camp Roberts I'm not sure...

Neil


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:26 pm
Post subject: Re: Camp Roberts #1: XM723 T-BAT-II (Bradley) prototype

Hi Neil,
Too bad we couldn't get you into the MVTF while you were here.

The M3 is stored in the building behind the XM723, etc. The T-34/85 belongs to a re-enactor group so that's probably why it wasn't there. However, I didn't see it there during my last visit in June '08 so they may have it stored somewhere else. The SdKfz 251(OT-810) also belongs to one of the re-enactor groups.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:05 pm
Post subject: Re: Camp Roberts #1: XM723 T-BAT-II (Bradley) prototype

Why this vehicle wound up at Camp Roberts I'm not sure...


Wonder if it was sitting at the FMC San Jose plant and they donated it?

Joe D
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