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Interesting Finds...
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2006 5:10 am
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Hey I stumbled into this photo this evening.

Look familiar?

Hint: it's not an Ontos!!

[img]http://www.nawcwd.navy.mil/%7Epacrange/im/r1/lnd/lndTgt2.jpg[/img]

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M-56 Scorpion ?
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M-56 Scorpion ?


Yup...

Some of the hull configuration on the Ontos came from the M-56 Scorpion. The early prototype had the same roadwheels.

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That lakebed and mountain range looks familiar...this pic taken where I think it was?

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ha ha ha .....yup
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Don

I I can ever get my ZIP drive to work again I'll burn a CD (which also went TU yesterday Evil or Very Mad ...) of all my archival Ontos photos from "you know where" Cool and send you a copy.

My computer is getting torn down to parade rest tomorow for major overhaul/cleaning....

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Oh...and before anybody asks...nothing is "available".... Evil or Very Mad Rolling Eyes and anybody (at CMH, NHC or "here") who "knows" won't "know" anything about what is or isn't in that photo Sad Rolling Eyes

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:58 pm
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Thats a Mighty Mite right?

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 5:55 pm
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Well officially..."no it's not, it's a target" un-officially <wink, wink> it's an M-422A1 Mitey Mite.

But it doesn't really exist even though it really does <he says while peering out the window looking for the black Suburbans Laughing >

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2006 3:36 pm
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I'm looking at the background Smile How old is the photo?

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:03 pm
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About two years.....nothing has changed.

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I'm looking at the background Smile How old is the photo?


That sure looks like at least 8-9 Ontos nicely lined up ...

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I hadnt noticed those before... You know I'm getting close to just having so close my eyes - otherwise I'll have to ask where this is so they can go on the register... So I'll correct myself - I dont see what you'll are talking about... Wink

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- Neil_Baumgardner
I hadnt noticed those before... You know I'm getting close to just having so close my eyes - otherwise I'll have to ask where this is so they can go on the register... So I'll correct myself - I dont see what you'll are talking about... Wink

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- bsmart
I'm looking at the background Smile How old is the photo?


That sure looks like at least 8-9 Ontos nicely lined up ...


....huh? Shocked Oh, you mean like these.... Mr. Green

Here is one of interest, for several reasons......from several years ago.






Hmmmm.... Mr. Green
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