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  1. Just bought the 4.0 to 4.1 license from the esim website. Went to the link in the email sent to me and the license is hitting this error when I try to activate it. Any help?
  2. The 2018 annual Strong Europe Tank Challenge began on June 3rd, and will last until the 8th. This year is the most diverse SETC competition so far: Team Britain - Queens Royal Hussars Challenger 2 Team Germany - Panzerbataillon 393 Leopard 2A6M Team France - 1er RĂ©giment de Chasseurs Leclerc Team Sweden - Wartofta Tank Company, Skaraborg Regiment Stridsvagn 122 Team Poland - 34th Armoured Cavalry Brigade Leopard 2A5 Team Ukraine - 1st Tank Company, 14th Mechanized Brigade T-84 Team Austria - Panzerbataillon 14 Leopard 2A4 Team USA - 2-70th Armor, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division M1A2 SEP v2 I'll get some more posts in here with info and photos of each days events when I have time. If anyone could provide details on the platoons and their units, that would be appreciated. Please, feel free to post info, photos and videos.
  3. SEP v2's of 2-70 Armor during the first day (June 5th) of live fire at the Strong Europe Tank Challenge 2018. They're sporting OD with white stars on the side skirts and front hull. The turret faces are adorned with the Big Red One's insignia. No doubt a throwback to the old days.
  4. That was a common practice in Vietnam too, and I wouldn't be surprised if it happened in Korea.
  5. I'm not sure about other nations, but American tanks were frequently used to deliver indirect fire in WWII, Korea and I believe Vietnam. It was most common in terrain where mobility was quite limited, like mountains or impassible mud. These necessities are why later tanks like the M60 received azimuth indicators and gunners quadrants to permit adjusting for indirect fire. Does anybody know if the M1A2 SEP can display the information necessary for indirect fire?
  6. I just hop into the TC's position and double tap the Insert key to manually load sabot
  7. I disagree. In the brief shot of the loader loading the 76mm Gun M1A1C/M1A2, you can see what appears to be M62 APC or M93 HVAP being rammed into the breech. Given how rare HVAP ammunition was, and the fact that the TC commands to load AP, it's more likely M62 APC. When the 76's hit the Tiger, they are firing at about 600m (according to the estimation given by the Tiger TC), and they are approaching the Tiger's front plate from about a 20-30 degree angle (based on the fire commands given by the Tiger commander and the wide shot of Fury and the 75 splitting up). Under these conditions, the 76mm M62 has about a 50% chance of penetrating 96mm of armor in good conditions, given how American penetration tests were based on a 50% successful perforation rate. That's just short of perforating approx. 102mm of RHA that is possibly face hardened. On a side note, the commander commanding the loader to load "AP" is technically incorrect, it was referred to as "Shot" at the time.
  8. Reminds me of the Panzer IV's turret side hatches compromising the ballistic integrity of the turret, it's surprising how that small ammunition hatch constitutes a threat to the turret ballistic protection.
  9. What about the Lithuania map used in the recent Solemn Shield Kanium games?
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