ArmChairCivvy wrote:The biggest vehicle (re: Gabrielles post) that can be air-dropped.
A viking can be chinooked (even a Merlin can do that) when broken in two... thats about it, getting artillery going to places (and a Viking would be resupply; the dinky Jackalls and there fore-fathers can do the towing, in a tight spot).
Thats when you can outsmart/ out-manoeuvre an opponent. If you set a BA bde into a comparison with the motor rifle Russian counterpart, the artillery comparison is about 1 to 3-ish.
if the gun is chinooked or merlined around, who needs a towing vehicle?
marktigger wrote: The RAF types exploded.
Spinflight wrote:Sadly with the ranges and accuracy that naval artillery can give you now why maintain heavy land based artillery that we'd have difficulty supplying?
They might have won us may wars but I suspect the harsh logic of logistics means their role is fading.
mr.fred wrote:Because this is a wind-up?
mr.fred wrote:Digging up the old thread; it seemed the most appropriate place for this:
https://www.janes.com/article/87623/uk- ... d-howitzer
98 off, apparently. I would hazard for the Strike brigades, but could cover AS90 too. Hopefully Caesar gets kicked into the long grass early doors.
Sounds like the RFI is written around Caesar.
Ron5 wrote:Sounds like the RFI is written around Caesar.
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