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I wonder when this gun will replace all 25mm's in the US military?
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The way it works the airbursts along the length of the trench it must have the fuse setter on the muzzle, AHEAD.
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A very deadly weapon against bunkers and SUVs. But against tanks it wlll only scratch the paint job on the tanks.
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A very deadly weapon against bunkers and SUVs. But against tanks it wlll only scratch the paint job on the tanks.
It wasn't designed for that. It was meant to support the dismounts and to attack enemy IFVs. That's what the TOWs are for.
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A 120mm main gun is also great against tanks well which is why the U.S. Army need to look at permanently stationing fully equipped armored units in Europe not rotationally having troops there.
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A 120mm main gun is also great against tanks well which is why the U.S. Army need to look at permanently stationing fully equipped armored units in Europe not rotationally having troops there.
Who would they be guarding against?
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Where would we base them? The Germans took over the bases and don't pay for us to station troops there anymore.

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Where would we base them? The Germans took over the bases and don't pay for us to station troops there anymore.

Poland & Hungry would be glad to.

I wonder if this could be mounted on the Styker being that the Army is having so much trouble with the 105mm they are trying to use.
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Lots of BW barracks no longer being used. They down sized after the end of the CW and are for the most part still under federal control. The questions would be the locations.
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Poland , Hungary and the Baltic would make a great locations and maybe some of the Russian bases in eastern Germany as well.
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Lots of BW barracks no longer being used. They down sized after the end of the CW and are for the most part still under federal control. The questions would be the locations.
I thought all the excess housing was taken over by the government to house "refugees"? I would be irate if I was a German and Merkel took over use of my vacation home and avoided using old Army Barracks.

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One problem with the TOW missiles is that they're line of sight weapons.
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I thought all the excess housing was taken over by the government to house "refugees"? I would be irate if I was a German and Merkel took over use of my vacation home and avoided using old Army Barracks.

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You are miss informed. Here in the Stuttgart area there have been new barracks style facilities built.
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