Boot lastics..... not issued but a good idea.
Wont be quite as easy as that - but it could be done
On a side bar. Has anyone else noticed the successes of the US Army's Extended Range Cannon project ?
70km hit in tests last December and an prototype autoloader was successfully tested this month
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- After a successful live-fire test of the Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) limited-capacity autoloader at Yuma Pr...www.army.mil
Wonder if anyone in Main has considered investing in this or are there not enough OBEs available by buying into an existing project?
Nothing because there aren’t any*. The upgrade for Warrior which isn’t happening including building the turrets.
How did LM win over BAE? That has to be the subject of an investigation. Just look at what's been achieved with CV90. All that proprietary research conducted by the Swedes was there for the taking. Were BAE hated that much that the blindingly obvious choice was ignored out of a sudden attack of ‘twisted bitterness’ syndrome? Punishment for failure in MOD\Army procurement = promotion and an MBE.£400 Million here, £1 Billion there.....
Buys a mountain of Powerpoints and shiney OJARS though