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XM1 MBT photos. JPG.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:17 pm
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Greetings to all, I have a question - where the surviving XM1 Chrysler prototype turret is located now?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:43 pm
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Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:34 pm
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- Geoff_walden
Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?


here it is -

Looks like Firepower test rig original turret.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:18 am
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Does enybody know what are these mounts on XM1 for?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:54 pm
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Where is "here"? I'm glad this turret survives.

Cheers,

Scott
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:08 am
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Where is "here"? I'm glad this turret survives.

Cheers,

Scott


At Tank-automotive Command in Warren, but no longer there.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:11 pm
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- Andrei
- Geoff_walden
Indeed, inquiring minds want to know. In the late 1990s, this turret (or another of the Chrysler test turrets) was mounted on the hull of XM1 FSED prototype PV4 at the headquarters of the US Army Tank-automotive Command in Warren, Michigan (along with some other interesting early M1 test beds). In the decade following, these vehicles disappeared. I was never able to discover where they went, even though I was a TACOM employee and knew whom to ask – no-one seemed to know. Do these things still exist somewhere, or were they scrapped?


here it is -

Looks like Firepower test rig original turret.


Yeah, that's a photo I took at TACOM in 1999, along with others. But I still don't know where these things went.
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