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To: Cannoneer No. 4

If an IED and disable an 63TON M1A1 Abrams Tank...
Armor on a light vehicle is really a moot point.
9 posted on 03/23/2006 7:10:09 PM PST by Echo Talon
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To: Echo Talon

And the M-1 crew probably walked away unhurt despite the tank being pretty well destroyed.


15 posted on 03/23/2006 7:29:10 PM PST by COEXERJ145 (Real Leaders Base Their Decisions on Their Convictions. Wannabes Base Decisions on the Latest Poll.)
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To: Echo Talon

How much of that damage was done by the IED and how much by the crew/friendlies to keep it out of enemy hands?


20 posted on 03/23/2006 7:42:44 PM PST by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: Echo Talon
Soldiers in Iraq too vulnerable, says Army specialist
25 posted on 03/23/2006 7:49:45 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Echo Talon

Exactly....the hummer was pressed into a mission it was never intended for IMO.


29 posted on 03/23/2006 7:52:16 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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