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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #325 on: March 11, 2022, 06:28:12 AM »
All the build information there is, for anyone here to tackle that project
https://tanks-encyclopedia.com/semovente-m15-42-antiaereo/

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #326 on: March 11, 2022, 09:00:51 AM »
FWIW, the vehicle in Reply #323 is A4E2, first of four 1929 Vickers Light Tank Mk.I prototype hulls (ordered in 1928). It seems that in 1930, this hull was modified* to take an anti-aircraft turret armed with two .5 Vickers guns. The turret was similar to that which would be retro-fitted in 1931 to the Crossley D2E2 Armoured Car prototype (attached).

The Crossley D2E2 was one of two development vehicles leading to the Mk.I Armoured Car. So, does anyone know if any of the production types also had AA turrets?

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* The Tanks Encyclopedia lists five Mk.Is which may be confusion over this conversion. Mind you, that page also erroneously says "Mk.IA (army designation Vickers A4E4)" ... when the Mk.IAs were A4E6-through-A4E10.

-- https://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww2/gb/Light_tank_MkI-II-III.php
-- General Staff 'A' Numbers: https://www.arcaneafvs.com/alist.html
-- http://www.crossley-motors.org.uk/history/military.html
-- http://www.crossley-motors.org.uk/history/military/mk1_armoured_car/mark1_armoured_car.html
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #327 on: July 05, 2022, 10:27:09 PM »
Another photo of the 3D printed otomatic.

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #328 on: July 06, 2022, 01:17:03 AM »
Another photo of the 3D printed otomatic.

Can you post a link to where you are seeing these please?
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #329 on: July 06, 2022, 01:37:05 AM »
To possibly answer my own question, would this be the link/source?  https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/missinglynx/1-35-otomatic-76-spaag-t331774.html
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #330 on: July 06, 2022, 05:01:02 PM »

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #331 on: July 17, 2022, 04:22:08 AM »
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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #332 on: July 18, 2022, 01:04:01 AM »
To possibly answer my own question, would this be the link/source?  https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/missinglynx/1-35-otomatic-76-spaag-t331774.html

Yep! That is the same model I was sharing.

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Re: Anti-Aircraft: SPAAG/SAM Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #333 on: September 21, 2022, 02:41:39 AM »
Hezbollah parade, labeled "2P25-mounted self-propelled howitzers".


Actually an 85mm AAA gun
http://www.armyrecognition.com/russia_russian_army_light_heavy_weapons_uk/ks-12_ks-12a_85mm_m1939_m1944_anti-aircraft_gun_cannon_technical_data_sheet_specifications_pictures.html

here's the donor hull



Just found this side view - note the firing platform on the 2nd (red arrow)