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The silent hunter

“Those who have never seen a leopard under favourable conditions in his natural surroundings can have no conception of the grace of movement, and beauty of colouring, of this the most graceful and the most beautiful of all animals in our Indian jungles.”  ( 1,255 more words

Homotherium Latidens

Arjun: India's first indigenous MBT

Intro- Ever wondered why would a country which operates Russian tanks would develop a main battle tank on the lines of modern western MBTs ?with its performance parameters closely resembling tanks like Leopard 2, M1 Abrams and Challenger 2. 2,171 more words

Russia

Photo Trip Report Part 2.

Moving on from the Kruger National Park, on a high after our Leopard sighting at Lower Sabie, our next port-of-call was Idube Game Lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. 601 more words

Safari

Photo Trip Report Part 1.

Lawson’s have recently concluded a fantastic South Africa and Swaziland Safari for a group of zoo volunteers from South Australia. This is the fourth ‘zoo group’ safari we’ve done, with some participants having been with us on all four trips. 916 more words

From the Editor: Type 99 "third most powerful tank?"

As an example of how quickly bad information can spread around the internet, lets consider some recent articles that have been making the rounds which claim that the Chinese Type 99 MBT was recently declared “the world’s third most powerful tank.”  We spend a good deal of time searching for news relating to tanks and AFVs every day, two days ago we noticed an article from “Want ChinaTimes” with the headline “ 354 more words

Modern Vehicle News

German Newspaper challenges German policy of no DU tank ammo

A recent article in German newspaper Die Welt makes the claim that German tungsten based APFSDS 120mm ammunition is ineffective against the armor of Russian T90 MBTs.   214 more words

Modern Vehicle News

German army to recommission 100 tanks

Germany begins showing further initiative and places more military weight back onto its shoulders.

The German army is to bring back into service around 100 tanks sold to industry, the ministry of defence said on Saturday.

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