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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #25 on: March 06, 2016, 04:27:59 AM »
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2016, 06:32:31 AM »
I got to see this up close this last week:



Damn that is a big, tall vehicle.  Wouldn't want to fall from the top!
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #27 on: September 11, 2016, 06:34:33 AM »
Another showing the 155mm AGM:

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #28 on: September 11, 2016, 06:39:46 AM »
Air Defence Variant:

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2016, 06:45:32 AM »
Video of proposed Boxer CRV for Australia's Land 400:

https://youtu.be/80Xjer_cLbo

More details here
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #30 on: September 27, 2016, 11:31:15 AM »
Boxer from the Mars Wars - this one is in an area where terraforming has allowed some of the first plants to grow...




Looks like that nasty Cultana training area Greg  :(

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2016, 11:36:58 AM »
I got to see this up close this last week:



Damn that is a big, tall vehicle.  Wouldn't want to fall from the top!


Descent calibre cannon and ATGM's!! :o
Are you sure this is a contender for the Australian Army Greg?? ;D

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2017, 02:38:57 AM »
Boxer on trials in Australia:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hIodVnI9qM
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #33 on: February 03, 2017, 09:29:37 PM »
Boxer on trials in Australia:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hIodVnI9qM

Interesting, thanks for that.

If I recall correctly they were actually first trialled in Aust back in 2008/9, not for the RAAC but hot weather trails in Woomera for the Germans.

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2017, 03:58:12 AM »
Just a photo:

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #35 on: October 08, 2017, 03:19:18 AM »
Another photo showing the size of Boxer, this time alongside an old Leopard 1:

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #36 on: October 08, 2017, 10:27:04 AM »
I wasn't aware there were any Leopard 1s in Oz.  Where is it?

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #37 on: October 08, 2017, 09:15:18 PM »
I wasn't aware there were any Leopard 1s in Oz.  Where is it?


It must be a belgium Leo. But the Boxer looks like that one in Australia testet.

A Boxer with Laser:











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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #38 on: March 14, 2018, 02:07:10 AM »
Well it looks like Australia has selected the Boxer for its Land 400 Ph2 requirement. :smiley:


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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #39 on: March 14, 2018, 08:03:31 PM »
Good choice and confirms what an RAAC SNCO told me last year but boy are the parochial's and armchair experts going ballistic.

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #40 on: March 15, 2018, 10:18:39 AM »
Good choice and confirms what an RAAC SNCO told me last year but boy are the parochial's and armchair experts going ballistic.

It is a good choice, albeit an expensive one.  Who cares what the armchair "experts" think? 

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #41 on: March 30, 2018, 09:16:05 PM »
I wasn't aware there were any Leopard 1s in Oz.  Where is it?

Yep, not an Aussie Leo 1, it's turret isn't the correct shape. This Leopard 1 has the older round cast turret!

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #42 on: April 06, 2018, 02:40:02 AM »
I knew the Boxer had modular capability but I have never seen this in action...until now:

https://youtu.be/h1iifwOhQbE

I wonder if the modules shown could be used as pillboxes?
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #43 on: April 06, 2018, 06:48:36 AM »
The Revell Germany Boxer kit has this feature as part of the kit with a separate module for rear containing the troops and remote weapon station or the medical evacuation module.  It can be removed from the vehicle to show the inside of the vehicle and there is a port or doorway to the driver compartment.  I rather fancied the notion of a Boxer pickup truck :)
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #44 on: April 07, 2018, 04:24:26 AM »
Yeah, I knew the kit showed it.  I just hadn't seen it in real life until this video.
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #45 on: April 07, 2018, 04:38:47 AM »
How about a Boxer with ADATS:

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #46 on: May 31, 2018, 01:54:56 AM »
Air Defence Variant:



Apparently Australia is also considering some of these...
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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #47 on: June 01, 2018, 12:26:40 PM »
I think the 2020's might see a bit of a resurgence of low-level AD among NATO/FVEY nations.

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #48 on: June 01, 2018, 11:16:16 PM »
I think the 2020's might see a bit of a resurgence of low-level AD among NATO/FVEY nations.
I'm thinking a lot more than a bit. As peer-peer conflict comes back into view, politically, nations who have focused on COIN and asymmetric warfare for the last 15 years are pivoting to find out that their old potential adversaries have not been standing still while they fought in the deserts.

There are a LOT of doctrinal roosters coming home to perch at the moment.

Western Navies are rediscovering that they need sophisticated anti-shipping strike, long range anti-missile defence and really sophisticate ASW capability that they have let lapse since the early 90s. Air Forces are rediscovering that they need to be able to win air superiority in an incredibly contested air and electronic space. Armies are noticing that sabres are being rattled, sabres that need more than wheeled vehicles to combat and that their tracked platforms are 40 years old and aging. And seriously sophisticated cyber warfare is a brand new thing compared to the last time the West's militaries looked beyond long term, low intensity sustained COIN ops.

There is a LOT of money needed to revamp the world's militaries to face near peer adversaries, yet there is nowhere near enough money to do all the needed things in the short term. 30 years of low intensity focus is going to take quite a while to overcome.

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Re: Boxer GTK (GTFz) 8X8 Wheeled Armored Vehicle
« Reply #49 on: June 04, 2018, 02:09:22 AM »
New Boxer compared to old ASLAV:

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