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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2019 9:25 p.m. PST

"The Soviet-designed BMR-1 Late Modification was derived from the hull of the Su-122 tank destroyer. The Recovery vehicle that was designed was teamed up with a KMT-7 mine roller/ clearance vehicle and used by many countries from the Soviet bloc in the '70s, Modern conflicts in the Caucasus republics, Mine clearing operations in Lebanon and the civil war in modern Ukraine to present day. Ukraine is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, limiting freedom of movement and posing a serious threat to civilians crossing the contact line so these machines are used a lot in that country.

Three of the four variants are picked from the conflict in Ukraine today – while a fourth is from Lebanon under UN guises from the 2000-2009 time period…"

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Full Review here

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Armand

Aapsych2015 Dec 2019 1:45 p.m. PST

It's based on a T-62 chassis, not the SU-122.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2019 4:06 p.m. PST

ok

Thanks!

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Armand

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