airborne forces

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    The German Wiesel AWC replacement project, the airborne weapon carrier (GSD LuWa)

    Translated form German. https://soldat-und-technik.de/2021/07/bewaffnung/27778/luftbeweglicher-waffentraeger-luwa-gesamtsystemdemonstrator-vorgestellt/ CGI of the demonstrator.
  2. Grey Havoc

    Waffenträger Wiesel 1 development

    One of Porsche KG's (from 1972 onwards Porsche AG) interesting Cold War military projects. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRb3o5OJsHo
  3. T

    M551 Sheridan-derived IFVS?

    I read in Osprey's excellent New Vanguard 153 - M551 Sheridan that, at Fort Bragg, they had a short-lived program to develop a "paratroop fighting vehicle" in the 80s - similar to the Russian/Soviet BMD series- based on a turretless Sheridan. Several prototypes were allegedly constructed, making...
  4. Cy-27

    Hafner Rotabuggy (Flying Jeep)

    Attached are a pair of photos of a replica of the Hafner Rotabuggy (see http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,4022.msg31649.html#msg31649 for period photo) taken recently at the Museum of Army Flying at Middle Wallop. It was a British experiment that took a Willys jeep and gave...
  5. bobbymike

    Army Wants 'Air Droppable' Light Tank & Ultra-Light Vehicles

    Army Still Wants Mobile Protected Firepower From An Air-Droppable Tank Army officials gathered at Ft. Benning, GA, last week to discuss the future of the service's maneuver forces and consistently brought up a lingering capability gap for mobile protected firepower they say must be...
  6. Grey Havoc

    M551 Sheridan LAPES delivery (short clip) / LVAD C-5B Paradrop (short clip)

    Thanks to JUNKHO over at MilitaryPhotos.net for the first clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgg3iRaVnbw&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50cpPAVoxJQ
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