Isn't that what the Stryker is for?Pioneer said:I read somewhere, many years ago that this Light Tank, also had some anti-helicopter capability with its 75mm gun and turret elevation!
Can anyone confirm this?
I think the US Army really lacks this capability of Rapid Deployment type tank!
Firefly said:There was a very extensive article on this one in frenc magazine RAID " Hors Serie" that focussed on light tanks. Apparently, it was supposed to kill heavier tanks by hitting them with a 3 shell burst in the same spot. Callibre was 75mm.
Pioneer said:I read somewhere, many years ago that this Light Tank, also had some anti-helicopter capability with its 75mm gun and turret elevation!
cador said:isn't it the T-162 prototype of 175mm SPH behind it ? ???
Abraham Gubler said:Mobile Protected Gun System (MPGS)
In December 1981, the Marine Corps agreed to merge its MPWS Program with the Army’s Mobile Protected Gun System Program. The Army’s requirement is similar to that of the Marine Corps but did not require lift via the CH-53E helicopter. A draft Joint Service Operational Requirement has been developed and is being staffed at this time. The joint system would retain the Marine Corps helicopter lift requirement while incorporating many of the Army's tank-like characteristics.
Although fielding is projected for the early 1990’s, it is being reviewed in the context of various armor/anti-armor studies and considerations by the Army to restructure its light forces.