Author Topic: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration  (Read 30753 times)

Offline Volkodav

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #75 on: December 11, 2020, 10:33:59 PM »
Once the new scheme is effective enough the entire fleet could be retired and no one would realise

Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #76 on: June 24, 2021, 11:02:08 AM »
I was reading recently about difficulties with Chieftain reliability and then separately was reminded of the FV4201/T95 studies, and I realized that if the T95/FV4201 combination was technically possible, then so too would a Chieftain turret on an M60 hull. I realized that I hadn't actually seen one of those mocked up before, so I decided to take some of the profiles from Tank Encyclopedia and try my hand at it. I did my best to scale these accurately, so I hope you all find them interesting, at least.



M60 Chieftain early production



M60 Chieftain circa 1970s NATO



M60 Chieftain circa 1980s NATO



M60 Chieftain export

Anyway, I hope these prove interesting to some as a quick evening mockup.

Cheers,

Logan

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #77 on: June 24, 2021, 11:17:46 AM »
 8) :smiley: :smiley:
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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #78 on: June 25, 2021, 02:10:17 AM »
What about a M60A2 Starship turret on a Chieftain or at least a M162 152mm Gun-launcher in a Chieftain turret?
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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #79 on: November 09, 2021, 04:17:35 PM »
I tryed to produce an APC Chieftain... but soviet aethetics kill me.  :o ;)


Offline M.A.D

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #80 on: November 09, 2021, 07:15:58 PM »
Nice work Logan!!

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Offline Logan Hartke

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #81 on: November 09, 2021, 10:31:24 PM »
Nice work Logan!!

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Ysi_maniac posted the most recent APC Chieftains, so compliments to him!  ;)

Cheers,

Logan

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #82 on: November 10, 2021, 02:11:03 AM »
I tryed to produce an APC Chieftain... but soviet aethetics kill me.  :o ;)



Maybe you need to take inspiration from the Jordanian Multi-purpose Armored Platform (MAP) based upon the Centurion:

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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #83 on: November 10, 2021, 06:37:43 AM »
It is very nice but ... soldiers dismount without protection? Does this attack in reverse march? ???

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Re: Chieftain and Challenger Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #84 on: November 11, 2021, 02:54:40 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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