posted on Aug, 12 2009 @ 11:29 AM
Originally posted by SKUNK2
Originally posted by Tank2/8
Originally posted by SKUNK2
Originally posted by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
All of that sounds realistic, except for the loading part. T-90 has an auto-loader (ever since the T-72), is a human really faster than an
auto-loader? Also, T-90 auto-loader can apparently load and distinguish between APFSDS, HEAT-FS and HE-FRAG ammo, so I guess T-90 has similar ammo
capability as the M1.
A human loader is faster than an auto laoder...But i have never heard of a shot being fired every 3 seconds, it just wouldn't happen in the real
world and sounds like an exageration. Challenger2 can fire of 3 shots in 12 seconds and thats using much lighter and easier to handle 2 piece
ammunition. A trained Leopard2 crew fires a shot every 5 seconds....
In the field, training when the crew is good, the loader will have a round chambered in 3sec and the gunner or TC will have the shot downrange
before the 4thsec turns. In the real world, you kinda of lose your perception of time, but as long as everybody is clicking, it can be done
I don't believe a word you say i'm afraid. It isn't possible to load a round every 3 seconds and if you were in the military and served on Abrams
as you claim you'd know that 80% of the features from the TUSK kit have made it to all Abrams on active duty. Not forgetting the FACT you would have
trained using the new systems back at home in America.
Insulting my service to this country like that skank is really a douche bag move considering you know NOTHING about me and what sounds like 3rd
hand knowledge of the Abrams is shakey at best. Just a lil bit of my background, I served regular Army 2002-07, I fought 2 hard yrs in this country
WITH the Abrams under 4th ID, WarHorse Brigade 3/67Armor and 2/8inf. After our redeployment from the second tour in 2007, 2nd Brigade was slotted to
move from Hood to Carson. Our Tanks went strait from Iraq to Carson. My EOC was up before the move to Carson. I got hired with BNSF as a
trainconductor when I still had a week left in service. I was furloughed at the begining of this yr so I came back out here to Iraq with a
contractor untill I get called back to train service probably towards the end of 2010. I also have a six yr ArmyNational Guard contract that they
where able to put on hold for me until I return to the states. Once I am called back to train service, I am reenlisting back to Regular Army 19K,
the railroad will hold onto my senority date for the duration of my service.
I lived and breathed Armor fool. I know the Abrams like it was a part of my being. You must be aware that several Armor Units returing to Iraq
after 2007 did not even bring their Abrams and that alot of 19Ks have been cross classed into 19Ds to meet the current needs of Iraq and Afghan. My
unit that I still keep in very close contact with was one of these units.
I did not say that a round is loaded every 3seconds.
In the field, training when the crew is good, the loader will have a round chambered in 3sec and the gunner or TC will have the shot downrange before
the 4thsec turns. In the real world, you kinda of lose your perception of time, but as long as everybody is clicking, it can be done
I said a good loader can have a round chambered in 3sec and a round down range in 4. That is not saying that a round is chambered every 3sec on
Not only did that comment make your look like a douche bag, but the inaccurate rebuttle about how fast a crew can load and fire makes you look like
a #'n idiot.
[edit on 12-8-2009 by Tank2/8]