Team Yankee – WWIII Miniatures Game – US M247 Sergeant York AA Platoon (TUBX10)
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Includes four resin and metal M247 Sergeant York AA tanks, one unit card & one decal sheet.
M247 Sergeant York came out of the DIVAD (DIVision Air Defense) programme to find a replacement for the M163 VADS and went into production in 1981.
The M247 is fitted with fully-stabilized twin 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns and with a search and track radar designed to track aircraft out to a range of 40km. The Sergeant York is also fitted with a laser-rangefinder and digital fire control system. This was all housed in a new turret mounted on the hull of a M48A5 Patton medium tank.
The Sergeant York was intended to fight alongside the M1 Abrams and M2 Bradley in the U.S. Army, The vehicle was named after Sergeant Alvin York, a famous World War I hero.