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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #375 on: July 26, 2020, 05:03:42 PM »
Always liked the low wide stance of the soviet MT-LB and think the M-113 would look cool if it were longer and lower too.  That said there is the question of internal volume and existing infrastructure, i.e. lower without an increase in width or length means less volume, but wider, in particular means logistic support and transport struggles.

Then again the were the Israeli Zeldas with spaced armour and the flotation kits on AICV, ARV and MRV versions that look pretty cool as they are wider for the given hull height.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #376 on: July 27, 2020, 01:55:45 AM »
The MT-LB and certainly the BTR/BMPs do not maintain social distancing for the riders. The M113 is almost a roomy mansion by comparison.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #377 on: July 27, 2020, 02:05:52 AM »
Random idea:  fit turret from FV433 Abbot SPG onto M113.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #378 on: July 27, 2020, 02:06:13 AM »
You could also use the M474 Pershing missile carrier with the cut down hull as the basis for that turret, too.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #379 on: July 27, 2020, 02:15:38 AM »
A kit of this would be cool:

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #380 on: July 27, 2020, 07:10:51 AM »
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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #381 on: July 28, 2020, 02:08:32 AM »
 :smiley: ;D
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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #382 on: July 28, 2020, 06:24:55 AM »
"In Germany, the towns are only two kilotons apart."

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #383 on: July 28, 2020, 05:45:19 PM »
If I recall correctly the UK ground commander in desert storm was asked what would happen if Sadam used chemical weapons, his response was that chemical weapons are weapons of mass destruction and would be responded to accordingly, i.e. the Lance batteries they brought with them.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #384 on: Yesterday at 03:27:01 AM »
Kind of a new version of the M113:  M113AS4 Optionally Crewed Combat Vehicle (OCCV):

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #385 on: Yesterday at 02:11:18 PM »
The Aussie 6 wheeler M113 is a good looking vehicle, and makes for the ultimate radio controlled car for that inner boy!

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #386 on: Today at 02:22:46 AM »
I've got a conversion kit for the M113AS4 in the stash.

You can also see a short video on the AS4 upgrade here:  https://youtu.be/yoTmgk1w9Pw

I also recently found out that the Germans and Danes have/had some 6 wheeled stretched version as well.

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Re: M113 Family of Vehicles
« Reply #387 on: Today at 03:46:18 AM »
There's an M113 under there somewhere:

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