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Is T-55,s commanders cupola rotatable????
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Attica, Greece / Ελλάδα
Joined: January 16, 2010
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Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 - 06:22 AM UTC
I have seen couple of pictures of T-55 based Israeli Tirans, with the commanders hatch opening towards the rear, or sideways...

I haven't seen that before, and I was wondering, whether the cupola was rotatable...
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Joined: March 17, 2006
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Posted: Monday, July 09, 2012 - 06:35 AM UTC
Yes the commander's hatch sits on a race track that allows it to rotate giving the commanders a full 360 field of view while button up. So basically you could have the hatch any postion you want.