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Interesting stuff near Eglin AFB - Google
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:54 pm
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Hi All,

Someone posted these coordinates on a warbird site and I thought it might be of interest here. LOTS of neat stuff,

Go to: 30 30' 01.43"N 86 18' 39.33"W on Google Maps and engage satellite view OR hit this link and zoom in:

www.google.com/maps/di...0925?hl=en
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:58 pm
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And more here:

www.google.com/maps/di...0925?hl=en
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:19 pm
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I don't get anything at the first link, but the second one seems to be some M60's, M113's and couple of M107's.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:04 pm
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If the link doesn't work try going to:
30 30' 01.43"N 86 18' 39.33"W on Google Maps Satellite view and zooming in.

Here's a few screen shots of the area covered by the first link.

Posted them to my Smug Mug site:
www.vgbimages.com/AFV-...s/n-vBwHcQ

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:52 am
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I believe a lot of different weapon systems are tested there, and at Hurlburt nearby. These may be vehicles for testing and being held in a storage yard, or USAF sold them to a local collector.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:15 pm
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Or they could be awaiting use as targets

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:54 am
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It looks like there are 2 SCUD launchers in the second picture.

Paul, if you could email me the pictures, I could circle my conclusions in paint.
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its a foreign weapons training site, know some people that have worked there. those are scuds in the picture, plus a lot of other soviet equipment.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:14 am
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Next to the rocket sled test track there are enormous blocks of concrete that have been center punched by high velocity projectiles.



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:38 am
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Interesting, I thought I noticed some BMPs in the picture VMMV and it seemed like the tanks in the picture were Soviet.
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