Leclerc tank bore evacuator




 
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May 20th, 2009  
schmidt
 

Topic: Leclerc tank bore evacuator


Does any one know how the Leclerc tank pushes the propellant gases out the muzzle after firing the gun? As you likely know, the M256 uses a bore evacuator but another way is a positive pressure in the turret, but I hear the Leclerc uses something like a compressed gas. If that is so, would they have a compressor on board or where are they are sourcing this gas from? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

 


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