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Offline Tommy

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Re: LRPV 179-520.
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2015, 04:04:49 PM »
Found this photo of 179-520. 520 is on the left. Taken from a video posted on Facebook by the SAS Historical Foundation.

Note the twin spade grip on the front mounted M60. This type of M60 was used on the Huey Iroquoi helicopters.
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Re: LRPV 179-520.
« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2015, 07:38:41 PM »
I have identified 179-520 in another of the images from the video posted by the SAS Historical Foundations Facebook page.

520 is the LRPV directly behind the standing soldier. Although the image is not clear, the LRPV does show characteristics unique to 520. Not only is it a late S2A, it has brush bar mounted PSP mats, same camo pattern to diff rock guard, use of 'replacement' standard (not late S2A) square cut side panel to right guard, position of RHS spare wheel and different top corner radius bend to pipes on ROPS.
« Last Edit: March 18, 2015, 07:47:13 PM by Tommy »