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AGDS/M1

Abraham Gubler

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Nice model.

The M1 tank based self-propelled air-ground defense system (AGDS) was a proposal published in US Armor magazine, July-August 1996 edition. It was developed by Dr. Asher H. Sharoni and Lawrence D. Bacon from Western Design Howden (WDH). It was a legitimate concept but of course never realised. Armed with two 35mm guns and 12 ready to fire ADATS missiles it would have been a killer. No doubt would have been in high demand for OIF.

http://www.knox.army.mil/center/ocoa/armormag/backissues/1990s/1996/ja96/4agds96.pdf
 

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Any relation to Liberty?

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,696.0/highlight,liberty.html
 

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Thanks for the confirmation, it's a nice concept.

Regards.
 

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Serendipity...

I was looking for something along the lines of the 'skewed feed' to lend credence to a SF tale....

Just what I needed !!

( In ~ 36 inch, not 35 mm ;-)
 

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Sorry...

In the knox.army.mil pdf, there's a graphic of the rotary auto-loader and the skewed path from magazine to tilted breech.
 

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