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Old 12-06-2018, 04:05 PM
Olefin Olefin is offline
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Keep in mind that most likely France wasnt selling their top of the line equipment - and also you need to consider the timeline you are using

V1 - Cold War never ends - France would have probably been building up their army and increased military production as the Cold War continues - thus what they would have sold would have been either very old equipment originally in the French Army or lower end equipment made to be sold for export only

V2 - France and other European countries have to reduce their inventories of equipment and thus you would have had newer equipment - still older models but not castoffs or relics but actual pretty decent vehicles, ATGM's, armor, etc. - that now have to be disposed of - that is how, for instance, Mexico got a lot of older but still very functional and useful French APC's from Belgium and France that had to be disposed of so they could keep their best stuff for themselves in our actual timeline
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