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Finnish Tank (fixed link)
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What is that under all that natural camo? Bet the gun barrel bark doesn't survive many rounds! Laughing

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:27 pm
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By the tracks showing and the general locations of the SGLs and other details, I would guess it's a T72.

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By the tracks showing and the general locations of the SGLs and other details, I would guess it's a T72.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:19 pm
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The tank underneath the natural camouflage looks more like a (Russian Army) T-80U to me. (Location of SGDs, Kontakt-5 ERA, two-pin tracks, stowage boxes on turret side, pintle mounted AAHMG, TC's sight, driver's hatch and periscopes...)

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I did some googling and found out the Finnish Army has T-55M's and Leopard 2A4's. It's not a Leopard, so a T-55?
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They also used the Russian T-72M1 and T-72M1K1 MBT's so my guess is a T-72

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I did some googling and found out the Finnish Army has T-55M's and Leopard 2A4's. It's not a Leopard, so a T-55?


Or T-72M, which the Finns operated?
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Oooh...simultaneous posting! But no prizes. Sad
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This photo appeared on english russia site about 2 weeks ago. titled "This is How You Hide a Tank" The first sentence was "This is how you hide a tank in the Soviet Army", so wouldn't this be a T80 Tank? Rick
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This photo appeared on english russia site about 2 weeks ago. titled "This is How You Hide a Tank" The first sentence was "This is how you hide a tank in the Soviet Army", so wouldn't this be a T80 Tank? Rick

A friend on Facebook sent this to me. Said it was Finnish, so I don't really know.
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The uniform on the soldier is without a doubt Russian, it's"Arbuz" pattern camouflage which is standard for the Russian armed forces.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:38 am
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There are no standard camo in russian forces - because standards are changed very often :).

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nice idea for a modelkit diorama Mr. Green

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T-72 has only one peri for the driver, on this one I see 3 x periscopes for the driver so I think T-80
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With the Armor School moving to Benning the U.S. may start trying a similar camo solution.

Park an Abrams next to a kudzu patch and drape a couple vines over it. Within an hour it will be fully covered. But beware if you leave it overnight you'll never find it or move it again!

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