±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: JerryH
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6595

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 71
Total: 71
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: News
03: Community Forums
04: Photo Gallery
05: Photo Gallery
06: Home
07: Photo Gallery
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Photo Gallery
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Photo Gallery
19: Community Forums
20: Photo Gallery
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Photo Gallery
24: Photo Gallery
25: Photo Gallery
26: Community Forums
27: Home
28: Photo Gallery
29: Photo Gallery
30: Photo Gallery
31: Photo Gallery
32: Home
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Photo Gallery
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Photo Gallery
41: Photo Gallery
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Photo Gallery
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Photo Gallery
48: Photo Gallery
49: Photo Gallery
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Photo Gallery
56: Photo Gallery
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Photo Gallery
60: Community Forums
61: Photo Gallery
62: Photo Gallery
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Photo Gallery
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Hard Targets at CFB Borden
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.
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Scott_Taylor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 70
Location: London, Ontario
PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:52 pm
Post subject: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

Hi folks:

I was up at CFB Borden last weekend to see how the Wirbelwind restoration was coming along and found a compound where it seems some hard targets from the ranges have been recovered to. I counted at least three Rams, two M4A2E8 Shermans, an M24 Chaffee, a Leopard 1 hull, one Centurion plus the turret of another, and three members of the AVGP family. Sadly, they were difficult to photograph because of the fence, but I thought that you might be interested in some photos.

Cheers,

Scott
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:29 am
Post subject: Re: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

I see 2 RAM tanks, some parts and probably 2 M4A2 76mm HVSS. Thanks for the pics.

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Scott_Taylor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 70
Location: London, Ontario
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:50 pm
Post subject: Re: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

Hi:

There are definitely three Ram upper hulls there - the one on top of the lower hull with the huge hole in the side, then two upper hulls on the ground facing each other (the one closest to the fence is upside down).

I would have loved to get serial numbers off of these vehicles!

Cheers,

Scott
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:49 pm
Post subject: Re: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

I don't see target #9 on your photos...



P-O

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Scott_Taylor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 70
Location: London, Ontario
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:41 pm
Post subject: Re: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

You are correct! I saw that one from afar, but forgot about it close up. So that makes a total of four Rams there.

Cheers,

Scott
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Jim_Coles
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 56

PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:20 pm
Post subject: Re: Hard Targets at CFB Borden

Scott, just a quick heads up that your pics in the first post are now blocked by Photobucket's recent changes.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum