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Armor/AFV: Modern - USA
Modern Armor, AFVs, and Support vehicles.
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Thermal ID Panels
salt6
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Oklahoma, United States
Joined: February 17, 2002
KitMaker: 773 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2002 - 02:12 AM UTC
Found this for anyone who's interested.

http://call.army.mil/products/user-gui/95-3/chapter2.htm
ThomasB
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Skåne, Sweden
Joined: May 17, 2002
KitMaker: 756 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2002 - 02:36 AM UTC
Oh, that explains the weird things on a couple of Abrams pictures I have. Thanks a lot.
Sabot
Joined: December 18, 2001
KitMaker: 12,587 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2002 - 05:12 AM UTC
Gives a hot or cold spot to gunners using thermal sights to aid in friendly vehicle identification. Only good until an enemy country has a thermal imaging system as good as ours. Then it becomes an aiming spot for their gunners.