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picturepeople #47 : TANKBOYS





Davids and Goliaths, Apparently

specifications: tank // kid

weight: 60-70 tons // 30-40 kg
speed: ca. 45 mp/h // ca. 13 mp/h
engine: 1500 hp // ca. 1/4 hp
armor: depleted uranium // flesh/bone
weapons: 120mm M256/ 7.62 M240 // extremities
ammunition: M829 APFSDS-T (etc.) // rocks, miscellaneous
firing range: up to 4,000 meters // ca. 30 meters
muzzle velocity: up to 1,776 m/sec // ca. 50 mp/h
penetration power: est. 750 mm at 2,000 meters // skin, thin fragile material
equipment: CITV, FLIR etc. // ideally five to six senses
cost: ca. 5,600,000 $ // unspecified

don't be a fool
these are quotidian combatants
there can be no Davids here


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These Pictures were collected by Marc Fischer. Thank you Marc!
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