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Offline Michel Van

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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #135 on: May 23, 2018, 02:44:40 am »
Found two picture of TEREX MX-Carrier prototype
Seems that vehicle is based on two modified big Haul trucks
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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #136 on: May 25, 2018, 01:21:33 pm »
Only one I could find that hadn't been posted already. . .as far as I can tell.  I can't help but wonder why this needed to be so damn big when the TEL that was looked at to carry the Soviet equivalent (basically), the SS-24 Scalpel, was so much smaller.

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/maz-7907-the-24-wheeled-russian-truck-designed-to-carry-100-ton-nuclear-rockets-93665.html

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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #137 on: May 25, 2018, 03:28:09 pm »
Were these TELs or just transporter erectors for the MX/MPS scheme?

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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #138 on: May 26, 2018, 07:16:09 pm »
Looking through the earlier parts of the thread, I think this is the TEL for the trench scheme.  If so, it's designed to erect a hardened launch tube through several feet of soil.

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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #139 on: May 27, 2018, 01:21:27 am »
Only one I could find that hadn't been posted already. . .as far as I can tell.  I can't help but wonder why this needed to be so damn big when the TEL that was looked at to carry the Soviet equivalent (basically), the SS-24 Scalpel, was so much smaller.


I dunno, the Soviet transporter is bigger than it looks. It's 4.1 meters wide, the Terex is based on the Terex 33-11 offroad dumper, which is 4.7 m wide. http://www.ritchiespecs.com/specification?type=Con&category=Rock+Truck&make=Terex&model=33-11C&modelid=104237

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Re: MX (Peacekeeper) deployment concepts.
« Reply #140 on: June 13, 2018, 06:35:02 am »
MX wind tunnel test.
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