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From THE Motor Pool
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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One question about the MICV 65; Are those gun ports on the rear of the vehicle??? never saw that before.


As each has a vision block above it, I think that's likely. Good observation.

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One question about the MICV 65; Are those gun ports on the rear of the vehicle??? never saw that before.


Yes those are firing ports. I assume that they are designed for the 'port firing device' , which was initially issued with the M2 / M3 Bradley.

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Are they cleaning out the bays at Richardson????

That one was in the same building as the M60A2 last summer.

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It was languishing under a tarp at Richardson in '06.


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And the hits keep coming,....












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Hey, thought this might spark some interest. Whats weird on this vehicle rear??

Anyone wanna guess?



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The area under the engine louvers looks different. It looks like there is some kind of horizontal access panels/doors there. Maybe They are normal but it doesn't look right to me
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Hey, thought this might spark some interest. Whats weird on this vehicle rear??

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Is that a CBSS bulge after a turret swap from an A2?
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Hey, thought this might spark some interest. Whats weird on this vehicle rear??

Anyone wanna guess?


Don


Is that a CBSS bulge after a turret swap from an A2?


HUH???

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Gotta wait for Joe D to take a stab at this,......

I got a quiz photo for for you Doug.

What is this???



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I got a quiz photo for for you Doug.

What is this???

Don


A trick question? A crime scene after somebody's radio has been boosted?

I think I know what I'm supposed to say, but I don't recall a light there, and the turret ventilator is not where it's supposed to be, so I'll guess some early prototype or something else altogether.
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Don't dance around the question early prototype of what?

I PMed Don with my guess

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Don't dance around the question early prototype of what?

I PMed Don with my guess


T95? Ventilator is is right place for that one, I think. Razz
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Don't dance around the question early prototype of what?

I PMed Don with my guess


T95? Ventilator is is right place for that one, I think. Razz


Is that your final answer?? Cool
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Don't dance around the question early prototype of what?

I PMed Don with my guess


T95? Ventilator is is right place for that one, I think. Razz


Is that your final answer?? Cool


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