Welcome to Steelbeasts.com

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.

12Alfa

AFV of the week

436 posts in this topic

Lets have a AFV of the week thread with a different one every week.:drink:

It will be both fun and give some non military people a look at what has, and is in service, and one day may be in the sim.

This week the Centurion.:bigsmile:

Feel free to post.

Centurion Main Battle Tank, Armour School, CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick

https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6031/6257267775_ce6dfefa5e_z.jpg

Centurion came to Denmark in 1953 and was modified in 1982 by Denmark. The tank was such equipped with light-amplification camera, thermal imaging scanner and laser rangefinder. The last Centurion was decommissioned in 1999.

http://th08.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/f/2011/230/c/f/centurion_mk5_2dk_1_of_3_by_liam2010-d470nbp.jpg

Fort Garry Horse Centurion ARV recovering a Centurion Mk.5/2 or Mk.6...Soltau 1964

http://s168.photobucket.com/user/ldshleopardcrew/media/FGHSoltau1964-1.jpg.html

Centurion ARV

http://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/4646738373_a397abd124.jpg

http://www.armyvehicles.dk/images/centurionavlb.jpg

Cent-2.jpg.759f7d57f6e55fe2e0e2e9169654b

Cent-2.jpg.759f7d57f6e55fe2e0e2e9169654b

Edited by 12Alfa

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

Lets have a AFV of the week thread with a different one every week.:drink:

It will be both fun and give some non military people a look at what has, and is in service, and one day may be in the sim.

This week the Centurion.:bigsmile:

Feel free to post.

Good idea 12Alfa.

I have posted a link to a Tank and AFV site that helps newbies ID some of the main AFV's from around the world

There's a tank quiz for newbies at the end of the slide show

http://vicweatherall.com/elearning/identify/main.htm

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How do you get the quiz to work?

Don't think the quiz is working anymore.

There was a really good WW2 armour quiz made a few years back

I will see if I can find it.

found it http://www.funtrivia.com/html5/index.cfm?qid=330759

There are a good few quizzes on the home page.

As you can see I was a very productive employee in my last job. LoL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How do you get the quiz to work?

Click on the "right arrow" button through the description of all vehicles. Once that you are done, the quiz will start (you must accept a pop-up window in your browser for that).

Note that according to the quiz, Germany employs the BMP-2 (which is hogwash, of course).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Click on the "right arrow" button through the description of all vehicles. Once that you are done, the quiz will start (you must accept a pop-up window in your browser for that).

Note that according to the quiz, Germany employs the BMP-2 (which is hogwash, of course).

Well the east Germans did. LoL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All good, however my intent was just one AFV per week.

You may post variants of said AFV, but lets keep the selection for the week on the same AFV so all can post their favorite versions or data, we will have a new AFV each week.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

All good, however my intent was just one AFV per week.

You may post variants of said AFV, but lets keep the selection for the week on the same AFV so all can post their favorite versions or data, we will have a new AFV each week.

Then I wait for Leo1-week to see what Eisen still has on his HD :-P

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All good, however my intent was just one AFV per week.

You may post variants of said AFV, but lets keep the selection for the week on the same AFV so all can post their favorite versions or data, we will have a new AFV each week.

Sorry did not mean to hijack the post 12Alfa I will move the ID quiz.

Snake may be right, I took the test it says I got to questions wrong. LoL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

stridsvagn 102

2SC_6223.jpg

and strv 105, the swedish super-centurion, that got cancelled because of sweden purchasing leopard 2:

1052.jpg

i think there was a story of a training exercise in sweden, where centurion crews went up against the newly purchased strv 122 and won.

Edited by dejawolf

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

I believe before the Leopards came on line, the centurion was the De-facto Euro tank.

21 Armies used them, and still in service in various forms. And has fought in many wars from WWII to GW1.

It is rumored that members here have served on them:wink2:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

I believe before the Leopards came on line, the centurion was the De-facto Euro tank.

21 Armies used them, and still in service in various forms. And has fought in many wars from WWII to GW1.

It is rumored that members here have served on them:wink2:

The old and bald....'ähm sorry' bold :-D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

And has fought in many wars from WWII ....

Not sure that driving in the Berlin victory parade counts as "fought in WWII". ;)

But at least it made the Brits feel a little less embarrassed/inadequate when Uncle Joe's IS-IIIs started rolling past. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

Not sure that driving in the Berlin victory parade counts as "fought in WWII". ;)

But at least it made the Brits feel a little less embarrassed/inadequate when Uncle Joe's IS-IIIs started rolling past. :)

People got campaign-medals for doing less ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Love the back fire in vid number 5 :)

I've always rather liked the Centurion 165 AVRE

AVRE165_3.JPG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Servus,

attachment.php?attachmentid=13603&stc=1&d=1425491607

attachment.php?attachmentid=13604&stc=1&d=1425491607

see you in ca 4 month.

cheers

D u k e

Where in Ca will you visit?:confused:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards

Servus Leo,

you can meet him on the 27th and 28th of june.

You have to go to buffalo position, Blavand, Denmark.

I will be there.

attachment.php?attachmentid=13606&stc=1&d=1425543715

cheers

D u k e

Bild39.jpg.58ef555a3d7804a25e20e0a0172e8

Bild39.jpg.58ef555a3d7804a25e20e0a0172e8

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now