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Crazy Emergency Braking With A Leopard Tank
http://zanylol.com/tank.html ^

Posted on 01/27/2014 5:41:46 PM PST by navysealdad

Crazy emergency braking with a Leopard tank in the Netherlands. The M1 Abrams is a main battle tank produced in the United States. The M1 is named after General Creighton Abrams.

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1 posted on 01/27/2014 5:41:46 PM PST by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

I prefer to stand behind my products.


2 posted on 01/27/2014 5:44:45 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: navysealdad

Stops on a dime. I hope they don’t have a dime in their packet.


3 posted on 01/27/2014 5:47:05 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: navysealdad

Fake.

No dust cloud blow-over on people in front.

Nice try.


4 posted on 01/27/2014 5:47:47 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: navysealdad

Is that a Leopard or an M1?


5 posted on 01/27/2014 5:53:03 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: navysealdad

".....now try it with an average Mexican over the road semi"

6 posted on 01/27/2014 5:55:01 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: navysealdad

only wussies flinch


7 posted on 01/27/2014 5:55:36 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Chode

ping


8 posted on 01/27/2014 5:57:00 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
breaks later than i thought he would
9 posted on 01/27/2014 6:00:36 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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10 posted on 01/27/2014 6:04:34 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Menehune56

That is a leopard, and not fake.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 6:06:56 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Steely Tom

Not fake.


12 posted on 01/27/2014 6:19:36 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: FreedomPoster; Delta 21; mostly cajun; archy; Gringo1; Matthew James; Fred Mertz; Squantos; ...

Treadhead ping!


13 posted on 01/27/2014 6:22:11 PM PST by snippy_about_it
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To: navysealdad

Well, as I used to say in my safety briefings.....

“Tanks are designed to kill. They like to kill. They don’t care if they kill the enemy or you. Don’t be afraid of them, but don’t give them the opportunity to kill you.”

If they did it for recruiting.....OK. If they did it for s**ts and giggles.....not so OK.


14 posted on 01/27/2014 6:23:34 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: navysealdad
Fake.

People obviously shot in front of blue screen.

15 posted on 01/27/2014 6:27:08 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: Bulwyf

How come when people’s feet are halfway on the pavement and halfway on the grassthere is no change in the level or angle of their feet?


16 posted on 01/27/2014 6:30:16 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“How come when people’s feet are halfway on the pavement and halfway on the grass there is no change in the level or angle of their feet?”

I see what you’re talking about. Maybe, maybe not. I sure as hell wouldn’t stand in front of a charging tank. That much mass at that speed could very easily just come unstuck from the pavement and...splat!


17 posted on 01/27/2014 6:37:32 PM PST by PLMerite
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To: PLMerite

The people are slightly out of focus at one point, while the tank is perfectly in focus. They are in two different focal planes. The people were shot in front of a blue screen and pasted over the other scene.


18 posted on 01/27/2014 6:40:12 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Real.


19 posted on 01/27/2014 6:40:39 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I don’t see the feet thing, I say real because I see the pant legs blowing from the air movement coming from the MBT.


20 posted on 01/27/2014 6:42:21 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: 1010RD

The people are slightly out of focus at one point, while the tank is perfectly in focus. They are in two different focal planes. The people were shot in front of a blue screen and pasted over the other scene.


21 posted on 01/27/2014 6:42:28 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: Bulwyf

So, what kind of morons pose for the real thing?


22 posted on 01/27/2014 6:43:10 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

OK, I’ll watch it again.


23 posted on 01/27/2014 6:43:44 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Well, having served 10 years in the Canadian military, I can say there are morons who would do this sort of thing.

My folks blessed me with some sort of a semblance of intelligence, therefor I will not be participating in events such as these lol.

There are some very interesting individuals out there though that wouldn’t think twice about that.


25 posted on 01/27/2014 6:50:57 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: PLMerite

Actually the guy on the left moves to the grass and it looks like his heal is lower as he does so. For focus depends on the equipment but everything looks out of focus as the camera man moves to get the tank in the shot. I could see some SLR’s having a hard time adjusting everything. i like the pants all waving.


26 posted on 01/27/2014 6:54:01 PM PST by kvanbrunt2
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To: Bulwyf

The perspective is different for the people in the foreground and road in the background. You can’t even judge how close the tank is when it stops. It is totally fake, and not even that good. Some people just want to believe. ;>}


27 posted on 01/27/2014 6:55:55 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: navysealdad

Why is an Abrams mentioned in the article about a Leopard? Just strange. BTW, FAKE (just a guess).


28 posted on 01/27/2014 6:59:55 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’m not seeing the issues you mention. It looks real to me. Nobody is interacting with the gal either and she was standing with them. I call fake on your fake. It’s real.

I did a search and the longest clip I could find was :51. There isn’t a source for it, although one site said US Army sourced it out of Belgium.


29 posted on 01/27/2014 7:03:03 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: navysealdad

SOOO fake. Sigh. Not even a good fake. (Other Freepers have noticed some of the telltales.)

But entertaining nonetheless.


30 posted on 01/27/2014 7:03:47 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Another tipoff, a man in camo walks in from the front after the tank stops, as a man in camo climbs out of the tank but stays on it. ... designed to create the impression that the scenes are melded.


31 posted on 01/27/2014 7:22:49 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: Bulwyf

well..when he can do a bootlegger turn then it would be interesting.


32 posted on 01/27/2014 7:28:22 PM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

*shrug* I just assumed it was real, cause it looked enough to me, and I know crazy enough people to do this lol.


33 posted on 01/27/2014 7:40:45 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: navysealdad

Hard to believe out of the Netherlands. If Russia, maybe.


34 posted on 01/27/2014 8:38:58 PM PST by expat1000
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To: navysealdad

It’s real. Wind direction is from behind the camera and headed toward the group and on-coming tank.

The tank is a retrofitted ex-Dutch Leopard 2A4, now sporting the long gun of a Leopard 2A6M.

Among the troops in the video, 2nd row, 5th from the right, the trooper and the tank commander [apparent], communicate.


35 posted on 01/27/2014 10:56:30 PM PST by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: FreedomPoster; Old Sarge; Lion Den Dan; Squantos

Back in my Armor Training Devices days (1986 to 1993) we did a better job of simulating than this is. However we also had a larger budget. :-)


36 posted on 01/28/2014 4:44:25 AM PST by SLB (23rd Artillery Group, Republic of South Vietnam, Aug 1970 - Aug 1971.)
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To: snippy_about_it

A most gracious thank you for the ping.

We hope that all is well with y’all out there on the eastern half of the country!

Best Regards

alfa6 ;>}


37 posted on 01/28/2014 6:06:02 AM PST by alfa6
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To: navysealdad

Entertaining video, but those people are crazy.


38 posted on 01/28/2014 3:14:24 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: snippy_about_it; SLB

Dang !!!


39 posted on 01/28/2014 3:15:04 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: alfa6

Safe and somewhat sound. Lol. We got a couple inches of snow after some ice but we don’t have to go out in it except to feed the birds and knowing it will be gone in two days it’s pretty to look at.


40 posted on 01/29/2014 6:41:06 PM PST by snippy_about_it
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