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Author Topic: Ok what the hell is this?  (Read 2658 times)
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« on: 19 March 2011, 21:17:10 »
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I am told it is a mid-1970s vehicle yet it looks like one of those weird mixes they tried just before and during the early stages of WW2.
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« Reply #1 on: 25 March 2011, 22:17:44 »
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I know I have seen it, f2f, but for the life of my kids could not tell what or where...

My subconcious, though, shouts "German German!" at me, maybe a Leopard 3 version I would not know?

I recall there were 2 barreled Leo 3s as test models (like GVT 04), five-wheeled, but also I dont seem to recall that one of the guns was turrett mounted, AFAIK those had fixed guns adjusting with vehicle...

A mystery, looking forward to the solution.

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« Reply #2 on: 22 May 2011, 09:44:27 »
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Correct, that is the so-called "VT1" (not exactly sure which version is shown here, but I believe it's the VT1-1) which was a trial vehicle meant as a replacement of the Leopard 1 and for testing the application of two guns in one tank simultaneously. For further information see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VT_tank
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