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MBT-70

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"allowed it to travel almost three time faster than an M60 without causing problems for the crew"


Not so sure about either of those assertions, especially the last one, and most particularly the driver.

Kinda' reads like a sales brochure.

Some nice pictures, though.

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Interesting article... thanks for the post
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Since when did the german prototype have a 120mm gun???

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Jared, the picture they had of the "German 120mm Gun" sure looked like a 152mm to me. I'd never heard that before either. We may have to declare BULLS*** Shocked

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Jared, the picture they had of the "German 120mm Gun" sure looked like a 152mm to me.


That's only because it is. Wink
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MBT-70 – U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberrdeen Proving Ground, MD (USA) - SN 3, RN 09A00367

MTB-70 – Brave Rifles Reg Ave & Wilson Rd, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 4, RN 09A00467

MTB-70 – Military Museum Of Southern New England, Danbury, CT (USA) - SN 5, RN 09A 005 67

MTB-70 – Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 6, RN 09A00668

XM803 – Sinclair Hall (Building 1109), 6th Ave, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 7, RN 09A 007 67


What are SN and RN numbers of vehicles in Munster and Koblenz (Germany)

Are there other survivors ?

ps.
(The link to article don't work)
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This is what I had in the original Preserved German Tanks 2 book (published in 1995 - not much updated since):

Preserved MBT-70s / Kampfanzer 70s

This is the recently added FK XM803:

Fort Knox XM803

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This is what I had in the original Preserved German Tanks 2 book (published in 1995 - not much updated since):

Preserved MBT-70s / Kampfanzer 70s


Trevor,
As you probably know, vehicle #4 in that lineup (the one with the ballast weights on the turret) had been at APG for some time recently, cosmetically purtied up and on the entrance road. Whether it's still there on Ft. Lee now I don't know.
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Yes, I mentioned in the first paragraph on that page that such a move had taken place not long before (presumably early 1990s), though I didn't know the details. Neil has since given full details of all MBT-70s here. I must get around to updating that section of the website (for example I have since visited and photographed the one at Danbury) but I have too many parallel projects on at the moment.

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MTB-70 – Brave Rifles Reg Ave & Wilson Rd, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 4, RN 09A00467



Currently in Richardson Motor Pool awaiting shipment to Ft Lee Va



MTB-70 – Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 6, RN 09A00668



Currently in Richardson Motor Pool awaiting shipment to Ft Lee Va




XM803 – Sinclair Hall (Building 1109), 6th Ave, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 7, RN 09A 007 67



Currently at Ft Benning Ga
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MBT-70 Register:

www.massimocorner.com/...MBT-70.pdf
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- bialy-r

MTB-70 – Brave Rifles Reg Ave & Wilson Rd, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 4, RN 09A00467



Currently in Richardson Motor Pool awaiting shipment to Ft Lee Va



MTB-70 – Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 6, RN 09A00668



Currently in Richardson Motor Pool awaiting shipment to Ft Lee Va




XM803 – Sinclair Hall (Building 1109), 6th Ave, Fort Knox, KY (USA) - SN 7, RN 09A 007 67



Currently at Ft Benning Ga



I'm looking for current photos of the vehicles in their new locations.

Any help would be great:-)
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:53 am
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Yes, I mentioned in the first paragraph on that page that such a move had taken place not long before (presumably early 1990s), though I didn't know the details. Neil has since given full details of all MBT-70s here.

I must get around to updating that section of the website (for example I have since visited and photographed the one at Danbury) but I have too many parallel projects on at the moment.


Now done - prompted by Danbury:

Preserved Kampfpanzer 70 / MBT-70 / XM803 tanks


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