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Mystery tank
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:12 pm
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Anyone know anything about this?


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:44 pm
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Jim,
Patton by RP Hunnicutt page 264. "Model of the DIVAD system proposed by the General Electric Company armed with the 30mm GAU-8A cannon". Rick

I don't remember ever seeing an actual full size vehicle (GE) at Aberdeen when the DIVADs were tested there, only the Ford model.
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Seems to lack a fire control system worthy of the name. Maybe they're using The Force?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:25 am
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If you look carefully, you'll see the fire control radar behind the right-hand turret hatch. According to Hunnicutt, the radar was initially based on the existing VADS, as was the FCS, but a different more advanced radar would later be substituted

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:12 am
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I wonder how long its ammo supply would have lasted!
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If you look carefully, you'll see the fire control radar behind the right-hand turret hatch. According to Hunnicutt, the radar was initially based on the existing VADS, as was the FCS, but a different more advanced radar would later be substituted


You're right, I thought that was the hatch (cover)! I need to review my own Hunnicutt.... Rolling Eyes

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