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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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