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Chieftain's Q&A 16. US Cavalry, Irish Border

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10m Oct 27, 2020
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Yet again, I field questions from the field, as it were.

Document on the use of the ACR. https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a471143.pdf
Harry Yeide video (The Tank Killers): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aknnpIzFPQQ
British soldier arrest: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flagstaff_hill_incident

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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
00:00 Admin rambling.
03:57 Rambling about tanks taking the Coriolis effect into account.
04:32 Rambling about gun/mortar systems.
06:53 Long detailed rambling about the Armored Cavalry Regiments and modern US Cavalry roles.
11:35 More cavalry rambling, about HMMWV/Bradley-to-Bradley-pure organisational change.
17:00 Minor rambling about Leopard 2 ammunition stowage.
18:33 Personal rambling about firearms ownership.
21:45 GOTM
26:57 Minor rambling about coaxial autocannons on tanks (eg AMX-30)
30:27 Did Ordnance test the effect of HE against tanks?
32:27 Ramblings about the demise of anti-tank-guns
35:00 Rambling over the use (or non-use) of cupolas on late-war casemate tank destroyers.
37:12 Rambling about crewing Bradley vs Abrams
40:29 Will a move to liquid propellent increase gun calibre size?
41:18 Irish Border Ramblings
48:42 Leopard 2A7V Rambling
50:54 What are the limitations on 120mm velocity?
52:35 When did HEAT become the primary tank round?
56:00 Did the Western allies know about T-34?

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The Chieftain (Real name Nicholas Moran) is Wargaming America's resident tanker and amateur historian.


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