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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 3:42 p.m. PST

…M1 Abrams?

"The Soviet Union's huge tank fleet was a cornerstone of its power during the Cold War. However, events in the 1991 Gulf War called its superiority into question. On February 26, 1991, a cavalry troop of nine M1 Abrams tanks and twelve Bradley fighting vehicles bumped into an armored brigade of Iraqi T-72 tanks of the elite Tawakalna Republican Guard division. Within twenty-three minutes of frenzied firing, the troop destroyed thirty-seven of the Soviet-designed T-72s without losing a vehicle in return.

Such outcomes were not solely a result of superior U.S. training. Iraqi tankers did sometimes land multiple hits on M1 tanks, but their shells failed to penetrate the Abram's frontal armor. Not one M1 was destroyed by hostile fire in the war…"
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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 7:18 p.m. PST

Well, I doubt if it is aimed at our aircraft carriers, or stealth aircraft, so, yes, most likely, unless they really, really want to discourage people from driving cars, and using commuter buses.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2019 11:42 a.m. PST

(smile)


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