±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Harold_Biondo
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6644

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 153
Total: 153
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Home
11: Downloads
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Home
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Photo Gallery
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: CPGlang
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Photo Gallery
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Home
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Home
59: Home
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: CPGlang
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Home
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Home
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Photo Gallery
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Community Forums
82: Community Forums
83: Community Forums
84: Home
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: CPGlang
88: Community Forums
89: Community Forums
90: Community Forums
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: Downloads
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums
100: Community Forums
101: Photo Gallery
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Statistics
105: Community Forums
106: Community Forums
107: CPGlang
108: Community Forums
109: Home
110: Community Forums
111: Community Forums
112: Community Forums
113: Community Forums
114: Community Forums
115: Community Forums
116: Community Forums
117: Community Forums
118: Home
119: Community Forums
120: Community Forums
121: CPGlang
122: Community Forums
123: Community Forums
124: Community Forums
125: Community Forums
126: Community Forums
127: Community Forums
128: Community Forums
129: Community Forums
130: Community Forums
131: Community Forums
132: Community Forums
133: Community Forums
134: Community Forums
135: CPGlang
136: Home
137: Community Forums
138: Community Forums
139: Community Forums
140: Community Forums
141: Community Forums
142: Community Forums
143: Community Forums
144: Community Forums
145: Community Forums
146: Community Forums
147: Community Forums
148: Community Forums
149: Community Forums
150: Community Forums
151: Community Forums
152: Home
153: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
What in gods name is this!!!
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.
Go to page 1, 2  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

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

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:09 pm
Post subject: What in gods name is this!!!

[img][/img]
I've posted some weird stuff but this looks like a joke! There is no way this thing fights anywhere that is not paved, NO off-road ability what-so-ever. What is this?

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Doug_Kibbey
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 4671
Location: The Great Satan
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:21 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

More-or-less, a Mini-Moke clone with a sidecar RR or Bazooka mount. The question isn't "what?"...so much as "why?" Laughing
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
401RCAF_HitMan
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 26, 2004
Posts: 1466
Location: Ontario, CANADA (next to the beer store)
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:29 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

- Doug_Kibbey
More-or-less, a Mini-Moke clone with a sidecar RR or Bazooka mount. The question isn't "what?"...so much as "why?" Laughing


If the guy in the side car fires the bazooka the vehichle would make a very quick right turn? Mr. Green
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Doug_Kibbey
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 4671
Location: The Great Satan
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:40 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

- 401RCAF_HitMan
- Doug_Kibbey
More-or-less, a Mini-Moke clone with a sidecar RR or Bazooka mount. The question isn't "what?"...so much as "why?" Laughing


If the guy in the side car fires the bazooka the vehichle would make a very quick right turn? Mr. Green


Nah...more or less recoilless...but I just noticed there's one on the driver's side with what looks like a Browning .30 MG! WTF?

Maybe an urban streetsweeper for parade security or something. Truely a weird design...no matter what you do, the tires are gonna' complain!
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Jinx
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 186
Location: Canada
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:42 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Maybe it's a training vehicle?

(Well, it *does* have training wheels, after all.....)
Back to top
View user's profile
JG300-Stoopy
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 05, 2005
Posts: 5840
Location: Group W bench
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:35 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

- Doug_Kibbey
Maybe an urban streetsweeper for parade security or something. Truely a weird design...


Bazookas for crowd control??? I LIKE IT!!!!

_________________
"Once your reputation is ruined, you can live quite freely."
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Doug_Kibbey
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 4671
Location: The Great Satan
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:38 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

- JG300-Stoopy
- Doug_Kibbey
Maybe an urban streetsweeper for parade security or something. Truely a weird design...


Bazookas for crowd control??? I LIKE IT!!!!


Not severe enough for some of those Berkeley demonstrations. Unless loaded with canister.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
JG300-Stoopy
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 05, 2005
Posts: 5840
Location: Group W bench
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:48 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

- Doug_Kibbey

Not severe enough for some of those Berkeley demonstrations. Unless loaded with canister.


...or panzerfausts for those pesky anti-comic-strip demonstrations!

_________________
"Once your reputation is ruined, you can live quite freely."
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Roy_A_Lingle
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1997
Location: El Paso & Ft Bliss, Texas
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 1:20 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Hi Folks!

Possible a light weight heavy weapons carrier for very early air assault or airborne ops. Don't forget the French Airborne tried using a motoscooter as a carrier for a RR.

Jeff, where did you find that photo?

My 2 cents,
Sgt, Scouts Out!

_________________
"You can never have too much reconnaissance."
General G.S. Patton Jr.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
SFC_Jeff_Button
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:06 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Man, I knew someone would ask where I found this photo! Now I have to divulge the source of my "weird" pictures. Cats out of the bag now! Go to www.strangemilitary.com and you'll find these pictures. There are also catagories for auto's, airplanes, events, etc... I found it by accident but its pretty cool, esspecially the airplanes. Deer run over on run ways, geese crashed into wings, airplanes that hit things while taxiing, all sorts of crazy stuff.
I was serious about finding out where this came from and its purpose, obviously it works somewhere.

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Doug_Kibbey
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2006
Posts: 4671
Location: The Great Satan
PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:15 am
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Hey, it's the "Future Combat System"!

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
LeeW
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 26, 2006
Posts: 61

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:07 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Is this picture assembled from pieces? The heads don't look porportioned right to me for the people.
Back to top
View user's profile
Uhu_Fledermaus
Aircraft Demolition Expert

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 28, 2004
Posts: 4369
Location: Blaricum, The Netherlands ~GMT+1
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:55 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

Shocked
Is it a mini moke or a mini moke joke ?

Laughing
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
mike_Duplessis
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 236

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:24 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

This looks likes someone's 'bright idea' that probably looked great on paper (you can imagine the initial pencil sketches on a bar napkin illustrating the concept) but wouldno doubt survive about 15 seconds in combat. Basically, you drive your bazooka man up to the enemy sitting in his outrigger chair - then you die.

Anybody have a guess on what the country of origin might be? Spain? Agentina?
Back to top
View user's profile
SFC_Jeff_Button
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 1311
Location: Ft Hood, TX
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:28 pm
Post subject: Re: What in gods name is this!!!

I was curious what country this was from, judgeing from the uniforms and vehicles in the background?

_________________
SFC Jeff Button "High Angle Hell"
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 2
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page 1, 2  Next



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