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Tango0131 Jan 2017 1:54 p.m. PST

Armies Army sells FV-436 British command tanks in 15 mm.

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Amicalement
Armand

11th ACR Inactive Member31 Jan 2017 4:15 p.m. PST

Not a Tank!

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2017 6:51 p.m. PST

Uncomfortable mover of people – Yes.
Tank – No.

Lion in the Stars01 Feb 2017 5:54 p.m. PST

It has tracks and allegedly has armor, therefore it is a tank.

11th ACR Inactive Member01 Feb 2017 10:18 p.m. PST

NO!

Murvihill02 Feb 2017 10:13 a.m. PST

"It has tracks and allegedly has armor, therefore it is a tank."
That's what reporters think.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2017 11:42 a.m. PST

Easy, Lion's just making fun of vague lil' ol' me.

Doug

Lion in the Stars02 Feb 2017 5:32 p.m. PST

I know it's an APC, using A for Armored rather loosely. Would FV43whatevers even stop 7.62NATO?

But crap, even the company that makes Bradleys calls them "tanks"! (And if you figured out how to stuff a 75mm gun in there, it'd be the equal of a Sherman…)

deephorse03 Feb 2017 8:34 a.m. PST

The website that Tango links to calls it an APC, which it is of course, so where he gets "tank" from goodness knows.

uglyfatbloke Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

Nicely done though.

Tired Mammal03 Feb 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

In fairness it is still a better "tank" than those Panzer 1 command tanks used in Russia in 41.

And I don't think you need to up arm any modern cannon equipped APCs to beat a Sherman

Tango0103 Feb 2017 10:19 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend.


Finally… a tank or not? (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Paint it Pink06 Feb 2017 7:33 a.m. PST

Not a tank now, would have been a good tank in WW1. Only saying because what's a tank is relative to time and expectations.

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