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The other day asked the question, how truthful installed on the chassis of a light tank M41 tower by M551 Sheridan.
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История американского танкостроения. Тестовая лаборатория для Шилейлы

In July 1962 one of the M41 tank was installed tower repeats the one that was installed on a light tank XM551. The aim of the installation was test firing guns XM81E3. August 23, 1962 at the Aberdeen Proving Ground began a series of tests on fire. Total this hybrid made 590 starts, tests deemed successful.

История американского танкостроения. Тестовая лаборатория для Шилейлы

Even in a time when hybrid M41 and XM551 passed fire tests, the first kilometers passed pilot XM551. As you can see, the tower had the same. I must say that on the way to a series of Sheridan was at least 5 metamorphosis, which significantly changed its shape.

История американского танкостроения. Тестовая лаборатория для Шилейлы

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