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Motors Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle - or simply a high speed boat tank thing

Discussion in 'General' started by DXR_13KE, 16 Apr 2008.

  1. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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  2. Matticus

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    Those crazy 'mericans!

    They do love thier military hardware. I wouldn't mind one of them myself, sure would make going to shops for milk much easier
     
  3. <A88>

    <A88> Trust the Computer

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    Do you go to Jersey whilst fighting off Chinese pirates to get groceries then? :confused:
     
  4. Brett89

    Brett89 Minimodder

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    I lol'd
    Very very cool. I wish my car could drive right into the water and then blow something up. I want a tank, damn.
     
  5. sam.g.taylor

    sam.g.taylor Apparently I'm Greg Kinnear

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    "Video no longer available" :waah:
     
  6. alastor

    alastor Minimodder

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    Works fine for me...

    What a mad machine, I want one :naughty:
     
  7. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    AAVP7? Those things are older than dirt. Nah, you want a PT76 which can float AND carries a 3" gun! :FD
     
  8. johnnyboy700

    johnnyboy700 Minimodder

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    I've seen this before, there's a programme on one of the Discovery channels called Future Weapons and it featured this APC a while ago, its pretty impressive and just about to come into service. Its a great programme if a little gung ho, but I supose you'd expect that if the presenter was a former Navy SEAL sniper. Some of the kit they feature on there is simply amazing, especially the next generation of assault rifles, it makes you wish that the game developers watched the programme so that they would appear in the latest FPS's

    Oh and by the way, the PT-76 is a very old Soviet design, the NVA used them in the later stages of the Vietnam war and yes they are amphibious but they are slow and poorly armoured and they have their main fuel tanks integrated into their rear doors - more than just a little bit dangerous I would think. I seem to remember that they are generally thought to be very typical of early Soviet combat vehicles, poorly made, poor performance but produced in huge quantities so that no matter how easy they are to destroy some will always get through due to sheer weight of numbers.
     
  9. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    One could take a screenshot of that video and post it in Wikipedia on "Redneck". Made me laugh for the first 4 minutes of the video.

    Nice boat-vehicle-thingadilly though.
     
  10. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    this one is still a prototype and is still to get out.... as in 2010
     
  11. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    I spent all of that video waiting for the guy to start quoting Gunnery Sergeant Hartman. In fact, is it him?!
     
  12. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Yes it's him :D
     
  13. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Thought so, couldn't see him very well but the voice was too similar to be not him :D
     
  14. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    What a legend. He's become the de-facto Drill Sargeant. Period. :D
     
  15. Spacecowboy92

    Spacecowboy92 Gettin' Lazy

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    Couldn't they just put tracks on a boat and add a gun, thinking about it, that's exactly what they've done. It seams to sit dangerously low in the water, assuming that footage didn't have a marine unit inside.
     
  16. Loz

    Loz Blah Blah

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    Sticking the marine unit inside is only going to add what, 2 tons? The EFV already weighs 34 tons (wikipedia), so it's not going to get much lower.
     
  17. iwog

    iwog Linux cursed

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    That made me laugh, surely if you're the wrong side of the trigger you're gonna be very hurt?
     
  18. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Looks pretty dam sweet, I wish I had one :D
     
  19. Major

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    Sad Americans
     
  20. Ramble

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    Yes, yes I do.
     
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