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Today marks the fourth year that I have been present within this awesome gaming community. There have been ups, downs, and many users putting their talents to good use, and while I feel like I haven't contributed as much as I've wanted to, I've been pleased with the community overall. These past four years have been quite eventful, and have gone quite fast. My aim is to continue to contribute in order to improve this community, and to stay active on this site. Cheers to another four years, and keep being the awesome community that I have come to greatly enjoy. And now, the AMX-32.

AMX-32

Prototype main battle tank

AMX-32 MBT

The AMX-32 main battle tank is a further development of the commercially successful AMX-30. It's development began in 1975. The first prototype was revealed in 1982. This MBT was developed as a private venture for the export market, however it received no production orders.    The AMX-32 has improved armor protection. Composite armor was used on the frontal arc of the hull and turret. The AMX-32 has an all-welded turret, in place of the cast one on it's predecessor. Side skirts were added for better protection of the hull. It was also fitted with NBC protection and automatic fire suppression systems.

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   The AMX-32 is armed with a non-stabilized 105-mm rifled gun, similar to that of the AMX-30. It was also offered with new 120-mm smoothbore gun. Both guns fire standard NATO 105-mm or 120-mm rounds respectively. Variant with a 120-mm gun can carry a total of 38 rounds.

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   The AMX-32 was fitted with new COTAS fire control system. It consists of ballistic computer, passive observation and sighting equipment and laser rangefinder. The main drawback of this main battle tank was a lack of gun stabilization equipment and it could not fire accurately on the move. Still it was claimed that the AMX-32 has a 90% hit probability against stationary target in 2 000 m range in day or night conditions.

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   Secondary armament consists of 20-mm cannon with independent elevation and a roof-mounted 7.62-mm machine gun.

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   The AMX-32 could be powered either by the Hispano-Suiza HS-110 multi-fuel diesel engine of the AMX-30 MBT, developing 720 hp, or uprated HS-110-S2 unit, fitted on improved AMX-30B2 and developing 780 hp. Chassis of the AMX-32 is very similar to that of the AMX-30 with few minor improvements. Vehicle was fitted with a deep wading kit and could ford water obstacles up to 4 meters deep.

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X Apr 18 2014, 12:30pm says:

Happy Easter Tankated.

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QuakeRiley
QuakeRiley Apr 15 2014, 5:34am says:

B2 is back, better get it bought before 9.

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ʇɐuʞɐʇǝp
ʇɐuʞɐʇǝp Apr 11 2014, 12:16am says:

Happy Four Years! Stay classy!

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Sakura Matou
Sakura Matou Apr 11 2014, 6:23am replied:

Happy fourth!

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fdslk
fdslk Apr 10 2014, 8:25am says:

thxs for adding mate!

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Wei.Chen
Wei.Chen Apr 9 2014, 11:44pm says:

I know that rabbit!

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VectorIV
VectorIV Apr 3 2014, 6:29am says:

Sorry for the late reply, I haven't looked out the internet window much as lately :P

Well, the mod is halted at the moment as I have no interest in doing any of that. It shall be resumed once I'm entirely bored with the reality.

I assume you're doing well?

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numbersix
numbersix Mar 31 2014, 5:59pm says:

Real...Laser...Tank
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En.wikipedia.org
>The "tank" used an intense laser beam to disable the optical-electronic equipment of the enemy vehicles.

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X Apr 7 2014, 8:31am replied:

Actually now a lot of these tanks do exist in various forms in various countries.

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QuakeRiley
QuakeRiley Mar 31 2014, 4:58am says:

Those ******* stock turret Panthers. Bringing a tear to my eye, blasting it at 50KPH doing flanking assaults.

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