Boxer Armoured Vehicle

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Postby silversurfer1947 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:44 pm

The MOD has just placed an order for 500 of these multipurpose armoured vehicles, to be manufactured in Telford by a joint venture between Rheinmetall and BAE Systems. Not too sure about the effectiveness of the camouflage scheme, though
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Postby Max-U52 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:02 pm

That's the camouflage they use for the weekend pub crawl with Austin Powers. You know Austin, the international Man of Mystery. That's urban camo, Baby. :haha: :haha: :haha:
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Postby chris.alliss » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:29 pm

Just park near a telegraph pole and eeveryone will think its just a flag....

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Postby capt midnight » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:27 pm

At least the red and blue "splinter" camo breaks it up a bit. Quite the improvement over the UN "No One Can See Me" white!

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Postby midlife306 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:42 pm

I like it

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Postby Tiger6 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:07 pm

The sad fact is that vehicle has been in developement for 25 years already - The UK Govt pulled out of the original consortium in the late 1990's saying that its 'requirements were different' and then failed spectacularly to fund a replacement design. Now we are having to buy 'off the shelf' once again, because we no longer have the skills to design and develop our own vehicles.

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Postby 43rdRecceReg » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:45 pm

:think: would be perfect camo for those 'Red sky at night' evenings, in a setting like this:
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