posted on Jun, 5 2013 @ 09:51 PM
How about high tech vs reliability? Depending on the battle environment you are in , sometimes some old tech might be better. If your enemy is a rival
super power then by all means bring out the M1-Abrams. But after a long drawn out war when your factories making replacement parts are knocked out,
then you need to go back to old school tech and dust off the M60 -A3.
The M60-A3 was upgraded from the original 1960's era M60A1. The A3 had nearly all the electronic goodies upgrades of the M1-Abrams yet, still had
intact the reliable and simple systems of the M60-A1. You can still fire and roatate the cannon on the M60-A3 even if you are out of fuel and have
dead batteries. It also had the optical range finder so you could aim when out of power. The M1 abrams like many of today tech is too dependant on the