Commando Stingray - Royal Thai Army's Airborne Hitter

You mean good acceleration, the Type 74 has bad reverse speed and the top speed is capped at 54km/h because of the subpar transmission. I don’t want to downplay the acceleration because it truly is amazing compared to other tanks at its br, but “mobility” is more than just hp/t ratio
Also the Stingray with M426 would be 10.X tier, especially if it gets 5s ace reload

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Dam, you beat me to it
Anyways here’s some more specific specifications for the vehicle from the suggestion I was working on (like a month ago lol, now I know why it was rejected)

21.2 tonnes
6.45m long
9.30m long gun forward
2.71m wide
2.55m tall
4 crew
550hp 8V-92TA Diesel
XTG-411-2A automatic planetary transmission
4 forward gears, 2 reverse gears
70km/h max forward speed
25.9hp/tonne
Neutral steering

Protection
Proof frontally against 14.5mm, all-around against 7.62mm
Maximum armour thickness 25mm
Turret and hull provide equivalent protection
2x4 turret-mounted smoke grenades
Optional additional mesh spaced armour

Firepower
105mm LRF
Twin-plane stabilized
360 degree traverse, 30deg/s
-7.5/+20 degree elevation, 40 deg/s
Manually loaded, max 10RPM (6s reload)
3 round ready rack next to breech
5 additional rounds in turret
24 rounds in hull
M156 HESH: 127mm at all ranges, all angles
M456A2 HEAT-FS: 400mm/200mm at all ranges, 0/60 degrees
M735A1 APFSDS: 275mm/159mm at 1km, 0/60 degrees
M774 APFSDS: 358mm/207mm at 1km, 0/60 degrees (uncertain if used)
M426 APFSDS: 409mm/237mm at 1km, 0/60 degrees
Roof-mounted .50cal M2HB, 11x 100 rounds
Coaxial 7.62mm M240, 6x 400 rounds
NV-52, M36E1 Day/Night sights for Commander, Gunner
Duplicate Commander Fire Controls
Laser Rangefinder

Some pics
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Stingray prototype

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Stingrays advancing during the 2010 border dispute with Cambodia

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Stingrays during training exercises

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Lotta stingrays


Cool digital camo

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Stingray with mesh armour

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Stingray internals

And sources

http://afvdb.50megs.com/usa/stingray.html
https://tank-afv.com/coldwar/US/Stingray.php

https://www.army-guide.com/eng/product928.html

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Nice pictures :D

But no, this is not the reason why it was rejected. If the US trialed the Stingray (this one), then Suggesting it for the US is still possible, as with all the other varaints of it (Stingray II, Prototypes etc).

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Explain how the Type 74 and Type 16 are equivalent. And I’m not saying the US doesn’t deserve the Stingray. I’m saying both Japan and US could get it

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There were other competitors that filled the same role as the Stingray. In fact the Stingray is the most basic LT that took part in the competition. The US already has the XM8 but Gaijin made that a rare event vehicle so boo hoo.

The US didnt adopt it but Thailand did. That speaks more for it be fitted to the Japanese Tree than US ever will. It didnt even win the competition.

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this sounded so goddamn entitled and out of place that i dont have other words to describe this

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You are talking to a guy saying the Finnish F/A18 should got to America and tha the AH-64E shouldn’t go to china via Taiwan as the heil is America

Then says a stormer made for the US that they didn’t adopted has no reason to go to Uk while saying UK can’t have the F111K

He is a open book on what he wants

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Lmao at least i’ll respect that he is honest in his opinion

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I made this suggestion on the old forum.
And it was passed on for consideration, I hope it appears soon.

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If Thailand were to be introduced in the game as a subtree, shouldn’t it go to Thailand? If that nation modified a vehicle to its needs, it should have it.

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it is a Thai tank if a Thai subtree comes it should only go there

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I really hope to see this in-game in some form. I’m working on a suggestion for the Stingray II myself, but I also came across some more pictures of the original! If I recall, a number of these were taken by the 26th Cavalry Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment in the Mueang Phetchabun district in 2020.

Spoiler

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