McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet -- VMFA-134 'Smoke' - MCAS Mirimar, CA (BuNo 164719), originally uploaded by Avsfan2006.
The first M1A1 (Abrams Main Battle Tank) arrives at the Twin Bridges training area in the Republic of Korea Nov. 2, 1998. The M1A1 comes from the Task Force 1st Battalion 23rd Infantry Division out of Ft. Lewis, Wash. TF 123 is conducting an assault on two Infantry companies from a Republic of Korea armored brigade in participation of Foal Eagle '98. A combined exercise involving the Republic of Korea Army and the United States Armed Forces
An M2A1 (Bradly Fighting Vehicle) enters the Twin Bridges training area prepared for a mock battle in the Republic of Korea Nov. 2, 1998. The M2A1 comes from the Task Force 1st Battalion 23rd Infantry Division out of Ft. Lewis, Wash. TF 123 is conducting an assault on two Infantry companies from a Republic of Korea armored brigade in participation of Foal Eagle '98. A combined exercise involving the Republic of Korea Army and the United States Armed Forces
Two CV90/30 of the Swiss Army, named IFV 2000 in a temporary basis in Buriet, Switzerland. Main weapon 30mm gun, Auxiliary armament 7.5 mm MG, Smoke grenade launcher 7.6cm, Crew 3 (commander, gunner, driver), Troops 8 (1 group leader, 7 troops).
The M110 is a heavy but highly mobile and maneuverable self-propelled artillery piece designed to provide general artillery support to infantry or armor over a wide range of terrain conditions. It can be airlifted in large cargo aircraft. The M-110 entered service with the U.S. Army in 1963. The gun is an 8" Howitzer traversing in it's mount at the rear of the vehicle. The large spade at the rear is hydraulically operated. When lowered it keeps the vehicle in place as the gun is fired, opposing the massive recoil. The 8-inch howitzer fired a 200-pound projectile as much as 25 miles, while being the most accurate weapon in the field artillery of its time.
M4A1 Sherman medium battle tank Fort Lewis Museum. Crewed by 5 men, about 44,000 were armed with the 75mm Gun M3, 6,465 with the 76mm Gun M1, and 4,180 armed with the 105mm Howitzer M4
IWM Duxford 1101 - WWII - British - A34 Comet Tank - 1944, originally uploaded by gberg2007.
One 17mm Gun Two Machine guns cxrew of five, Compact 17pdr gun packed a resonable punch. Issued to the 11th Armoured Devision in 1944 to Match the German Panther tank. On Display in the entrance to the Imperial war Museum Duxford
The 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M7 was an American self-propelled artillery vehicle produced during World War II. It was given the official nickname Priest in British service, due to the pulpit-like machine gun ring and following on from the Bishop self propelled gun, the full designation when in British service was 105mm SP,