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To: Rio


Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel, Mark 7 series.

Aka Amtrac
Aka Vomitorium.

The usual suspects are also very surpised to learn just how thin the armor is on those things because, you know, they have to float.

So, when one of them would get blown up while being pressed into APC (armor personnel carrier) service because USMC doesn’t have a lot of actual APCs and, like all military outfits has to make do with what it actually has rather than what the numpties decide it should have at the moment they think they perceive a need, the hew and cry was “why wasn’t that uparmored! It’s a tank thing! Why isn’t it heavier armored!”

MPAI (Most People Are Idiots).

Bad things happen. Sometimes it’s someones fault. Something got missed in the work up. Sometimes its just bad things happening.

Life comes at us fast.

Semper Fi.

7 posted on 08/02/2020 2:56:23 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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Aside from what we can see from the outside, there are a dozen or so marines sealed INSIDE?
What’s the normal egress?

13 posted on 08/02/2020 3:14:43 PM PDT by Rio
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