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An Ineffective System: The M247 Sergeant York

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In the 1970's, the US Army decided that it needed a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, similar to the West German Gepard or Soviet ZSU-23-4. The result was the M247 Sergeant York.

This article describes the M247 itself, the procurement process, and all the problems that led to Caspar Weinberger describing it as "basically an ineffective system" when it was cancelled in 1985.

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July 28th, 2011
The title says it all, “An Ineffective System: The M247 Sergeant York.” While the book details the issues with the system, it also gives a comprehensive history. The book focuses on the needs and requirements for the system with details about the [...]
July 23rd, 2011
An e-Reader such as FBReader is needed to read this book. I have been a fan of Traveller, Striker and Squad Leader over the years. Traveller (and its miniature rules counterpart, S [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on July 06, 2011.