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Test vehicles at Ft Bliss, May 2012
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:19 pm
Post subject: Test vehicles at Ft Bliss, May 2012

Hi Folks!

The follow four pictures are copied from a Defense Update e-mail and their story on the Army's test for a new Infantry carrier done at Ft. Bliss during May 2012.

The M2A3 Bradley was used as a base line vehicle for the test.
The turretliss Bradley is BSA's vehicle. It has room for complete squad of Infantrymen unlike the the M-2 which only has room for a fire team.

This%20is%20a%20CV9035%20with%20a%20very%20interesting%20camo%20job%20for%20the%20desert.%20Even%20with%20a%20turret%20it%20has%20room%20for%20an%20Infantry%20squad. A%20line%20of%20up%20three%20of%20the%20four%20test%20vehicles.%20How%20many%20know%20what%20that%20far%20vehicle%20is?%20I%20AM%20talking%20about%20the%20far%20AFV,%20not%20the%20van%20sticking%20out%20from%20behind%20the%20building. Here%20is%20the%20far%20test%20vehicle%20in%20the%20above%20photo.

The fourth test vehicle was a M-1126 Stryker with bar armor.

I had heard these vehicles were here at Ft. Bliss and found the motor pool where most of them were parked. Due to a chain link fence and distance I was not able to get good pictures of them.

The Namer was not out in the open with the other vehicles. The word was the owners wanted to keep it inside so no one would see it. I guess they didn't know the PIO office would release pictures of it.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:08 am
Post subject: Re: Test vehicles at Ft Bliss, May 2012

Roy:

The last vehicle in the line is the Namer.

Allons!




Mark



P.S.: Or did I mis-read you, and you already knew that?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:18 am
Post subject: Re: Test vehicles at Ft Bliss, May 2012

Roy,
I'm posting the Stryker from Aberdeen last December, it's already in my photo gallery here. Is that the fourth test vehicle? Rick
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:25 pm
Post subject: Re: Test vehicles at Ft Bliss, May 2012

Hi Rick, Hi Folks!

- Rick_Eshleman

Roy,
I'm posting the Stryker from Aberdeen last December, it's already in my photo gallery here. Is that the fourth test vehicle? Rick


Yes, a M-1126 ICV with bar armor.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:31 pm
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Hi Buq-Bug (Mark)! Hi Folks!

- Buq-Buq

Roy:

P.S.: Or did I mis-read you, and you already knew that?


I was trying to get folks to focus on that last AFV.

Something that most of us would be very surpised to see in the USA. I was driving up and down all the streets next to all the non-unit motor pools and never found it.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:32 am
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... I think it is a German Marder APC. Compare the pic here.

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