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By David Nicolle, Graham Turner

ISBN-10: 1855327708

ISBN-13: 9781855327702

A few historians divide background into classes ruled through one civilisation. Greece, Rome, India, China, Western Europe and North the USA have all had their second within the sunlight, yet from the eighth to eleventh centuries the Islamic global led the way in which. With various illustrations and images, together with 8 appealing complete web page color plates via Graham Turner, this helpful addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms sequence by means of David Nicolle examines the recruitment, company, weaponry, dress and uniforms of the armies of the Caliphates from 862-1098.

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Leopard 1 with 120mm gun of Leopard 2, trials only. Right: Leopard 1A3 Leopard 1 AVLB (Biber). Leopard 1 ARV. Leopard 1 AEV. Gepard twin 35mm anti-aircraft system. Leopard 1 driver training tank has large observation type cupola in place of turret. Leopard 1 chassis has also been proposed as carrier for the Roland surface-to-air missile system, Italian 76mm OTOMATIC anti-aircraft/anti-helicopter weapon and turret of French GCT 155mm self-propelled gun, but none has entered service. Leopard mineclearing vehicle (Norway) Leopard AEV (Norway) Leopard artillery observation vehicle (Germany) STATUS Production complete but resumed if further orders.

AMX-30 DCA twin 30mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system. STATUS Production complete. In service with Bosnia, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. MANUFACTURER GIAT Industries, Roanne, France. Right: AMX-30B2 fitted with explosive reactive armour 29 GIAT Leclerc MET (France) KEY RECOGNITION FEATURES • Vertical hull front which then slopes back under front of hull, very well sloped glacis plate, turret centre, slightly raised engine compartment at rear.

The gun is fully stabilised. 0m 1m VARIANTS T-80, original production model, not built in large numbers. T-80B, first version produced in large numbers. 85m Gradient: Side slope: 60o/o communications equipment. 5 tonnes. compartment. Road wheels larger than T-64's with gap between 2nd/3rd and 4th/5th Armour type: Steel/composite/reactive NBC system: Night vision equipment: Yes T-80BVK, command version of T-80BV with additional communications equipment. Yes (commander, driver and gunner) T-80U, first seen in 1989 and sometimes referred to as Ml 989 T-64 and T-72 there is no 62 LIGHT TANKS AND MAIN BATTLE TANKS by NATO, has diesel rather than gas turbine engine, different engine decking, new commander's cupola, four smoke grenade dischargers either side of turret, different vision equipment, and new armour package that includes armoured side skirts.

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