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US Army seeking a new light tank.   General Military Discussion

Started 19/10/20 by Red7272; 3332 views.
Mr. T (MrT4)

From: Mr. T (MrT4)

22-Oct

Israels Carmel program is also looking for 2 man crew . Ans so far they say it can be done as efectively as 3 man crew.

Imagin current gen armor, 3-4man crew have fairly limited situational awareness, this can be augmented considerably 

https://www.pscp.tv/RAFAELdefense/1OdKrvjlLNQKX

Red7272

From: Red7272

22-Oct

Mr. T (MrT4) said:

Israels Carmel program is also looking for 2 man crew

Yeah, AI to identify targets and handle the firing of the gun. I can see the potential. Given all the recognition software that can be worked into the video streams it should be a significant boost to effectiveness. I'm sure we won't see that level of technical advance on anything the US buys though. 

Farmplinker

From: Farmplinker

22-Oct

Give it a fusion powerplant, we could have a Slammer tank!heart_eyes

poliorcetes

From: poliorcetes

23-Oct

Until now, facts show exactly the opposite scenario

DavidPawley

From: DavidPawley

23-Oct

What facts? Maybe you ought to start paying attention to what’s happening in the western Pacific, the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean.

poliorcetes

From: poliorcetes

23-Oct

Very simple facts: absolute lack of meaningful clashes between USA and China since Corea, and between Rusia and USA since 1918

No exceptions. Very clear tendences. Nuclear umbrella works like in 1970

NealB4Wilson

From: NealB4Wilson

23-Oct

If two man crews works for fighter jets and Helicopters no reason it cannot work for MBTs!

Red7272

From: Red7272

23-Oct

NealB4Wilson said:

If two man crews works for fighter jets and Helicopters no reason it cannot work for MBTs!

Well apparently the plan is for the vehicle to be self driving. . .

Red7272

From: Red7272

23-Oct

poliorcetes said:

No exceptions. Very clear tendences. Nuclear umbrella works like in 1970

Yeah the hilarious beating up of the imaginary threats. "China right now preparing to invade Taiwan!!!!" When China has the clear advantage economically and diplomatically on a worldwide basis though its infrastructure programs and low interest loans. 

The poor old fascist west is losing everywhere and they don't like it. 

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

24-Oct

Red7272 said:

The poor old fascist west

Ironically, China is one of the only countries that actually checks all of the boxes for Fascism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism

Fascists believe that liberal democracy is obsolete and regard the complete mobilization of society under a totalitarian one-party state as necessary to prepare a nation for armed conflict and to respond effectively to economic difficulties.[9] Such a state is led by a strong leader—such as a dictator and a martial government composed of the members of the governing fascist party—to forge national unity and maintain a stable and orderly society.[9] Fascism rejects assertions that violence is automatically negative in nature and views political violence, war, and imperialism as means that can achieve national rejuvenation.[10][11] Fascists advocate a mixed economy, with the principal goal of achieving autarky (national economic self-sufficiency) through protectionist and interventionist economic policies.

Fascism seeks to solve economic, political and social problems by achieving millenarian national rebirth, exalting the nation or race above all else and promoting cults of unity, strength and purity.

Fascism promotes the establishment of a totalitarian state...

Fascists opposed both 
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