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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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What is that ?
community.livejournal....u/tag/1960
It look like some type of armoured draisine.
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Looks like the economical version of the EM-50. Laughing
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Fairly certain it is an armored train car.

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Might it have been used on rail or trolley tracks for patrolling?

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- JeffStringer
Looks like the economical version of the EM-50. Laughing


Warning: NO 'STRIPES' references, especially the 'EM 50'.

(Although it does sorta look like an early prototype....)

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That is EM-50 URBAN ASSAULT VEHICLE
www.cloudster.com/sets...terior.htm
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ps. from what country and what period that armoured wagon might be?
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Warning: NO 'STRIPES' references, especially the 'EM 50'.




"Lighten up, Francis...." Laughing


...and just for Joe, a little "Doo-Wah-Diddy-Diddy-Dum-Diddy-Doo" complete with M60 footage.

"She looked good, she looked fine"

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Perhaps Russian from the 1960's ??

A pure guess.

Now I know why 106mm RR's are hard to find,.....(borrowing from the same site.....TOO COOL!! Cool



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:39 pm
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I am pretty sure I have seen one of those, if not that exact one, in Thailand or the Philippines. Can't remember which one.

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Found this on one of the discussion threads.



Appears to be 1950(?) perhaps...

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Found this on one of the discussion threads.



Appears to be 1950(?) perhaps...

Don


One of the two negatives appears to be flipped (can't say which is right), but I think you nailed it!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:41 pm
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Hi guys
the armored trains in question are called Wickums they were initially used in Vietnam by the French then the ARVN some were also shipped a few other countries in the region
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Hi guys
the armored trains in question are called Wickums they were initially used in Vietnam by the French then the ARVN some were also shipped a few other countries in the region
Seeya


Probably out of service when I got there. Did see a few steam trains with armored cars as part of their making up the the train, but nothing that could have functioned independently. These look like they have their own locomotion capability, so are probably before my time.
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Now I know why 106mm RR's are hard to find,.....(borrowing from the same site.....TOO COOL!!

top secret soviet era plumbing supply vehicle Laughing

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Those turrets on the second pic look like the ones from Ferrets and Saracens. It is English made?

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