Media: Syrian tankers began to deliver dynamic protection

Before the start of the civil war, the Syrian army managed to establish the “Contact-1” dynamic protection (DZ) of only a fraction of its available tanks T-72. Over time, most of the DZ "killed" during the fighting, and it turned into a real deficit, writes Roman Katkov in an article for Messenger of Mordovia.


Media: Syrian tankers began to deliver dynamic protection


The lack of protection blocks Syrian craftsmen tried to compensate for homemade protivokumulyativnymi screens, or even just sandbags. Recently, however, apparently, the shortage of "Contact-1" began to be filled with new supplies.

“The Syrians seem to have started getting sets of dynamic protection. Already several times, looking at materials coming from combat areas, I have noticed tanks with handicraft superimposed elements of the DZ, ”said Yuri Lyamin, an expert on the Syrian theme.

He illustrated his words with a photo (screenshot from the video), in which the frontal part of the Syrian T-72А is covered with green DZ blocks. In this case, the tank itself has a sand color.

“True, it was mounted, apparently, in a great hurry and not in the way it should be. As a result, significant undisclosed areas remained, which may adversely affect the survivability of the vehicle in battle, ”the author concludes.
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  1. GRAY 10 November 2015 12: 18 New
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    That's better than nothing at all.
    1. vodolaz 10 November 2015 12: 48 New
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      I watch the Syrian army began to prepare for the offensive. And then some American bastard put the Jewels to the Ishilovites and trained them to use.
      1. Lord of the Sith 10 November 2015 12: 50 New
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        Quote: vodolaz
        I watch the Syrian army began to prepare for the offensive. And then some American bastard put the Jewels to the Ishilovites and trained them to use.

        And this warehouse with the Javelins was covered on Saturday near Idlib. Exactly two days after the receipt of information.
        1. hydrox 10 November 2015 13: 02 New
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          [quote = Lord of the Sith] [quote = vodolaz]
          And this warehouse with the Javelins was covered on Saturday near Idlib. Exactly two days after the receipt of information. [/ Quote]

          Vladyka, it’s not the time to calm down, they will come - and more!
          The Syrians would now throw long-range fights, but the T-72 with the Stora (otherwise it’s not good: they are equipped, but they didn’t go into battle, the engineers did not have enough material to improve the design) ...
        2. YARUSSIAN39 10 November 2015 14: 45 New
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          As Putin told the Americans “that it would be a big mistake if they sent moderate anti-tank systems to the moderates” they didn’t listen to him, and if Putin said, Putin did ..: D
      2. hydrox 10 November 2015 12: 54 New
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        Quote: vodolaz
        . And then some American bastard


        Why "some" if she is American?
        Everything that emanates from the amers is for Russia one big AMERICAN evil ...
      3. Forest 10 November 2015 21: 10 New
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        There are no javelins in Syria, there is only TOW.
    2. Talgat 11 November 2015 00: 34 New
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      Quote: GRAY
      That's better than nothing at all.


      this is actually an omission of the Russian military

      Forgot to be loaded into the BDK, which constantly bring weapons to Syria

      you just need to urgently deliver. it doesn’t take up much space, I hope that soon all Syrian tanks will have normal Russian dynamic protection and not home-made
  2. venaya 10 November 2015 12: 19 New
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    Syrian tankers began to deliver dynamic protection
    And this is a clear sign of preparation for real offensive actions. It seems that the jokes are over, more targets for aviation can no longer be found.
    1. Scoun 10 November 2015 12: 32 New
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      Quote: venaya
      It seems that the jokes are over, more targets for aviation can no longer be found.

      That's for sure! While the videoconferencing violates the supply, communications, command, planning of terrorists, until they have found methods to adapt to the new realities, the iron is still “hot” after the attacks of the videoconferencing ... it must be forged and DZ is an excellent help.

      Perhaps one of the most benign news for today ... even though the DZs are not set very skillfully yet, but as long as there is time to advance, it is necessary to advance and probably the "second echelon" of tanks will be with a normally installed DZ and now, as a matter of principle, rather try to fight on the "shoulders" "the terrogyug go further, and this is facilitated by the presence of remote sensing on tanks, otherwise there were a lot of losses and restrictions on the use of tanks.
      1. NordUral 10 November 2015 12: 38 New
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        Strange, why is there no layout scheme for the protection units in the most dangerous areas of the armor? It cannot be that we do not have it.
      2. figwam 10 November 2015 12: 41 New
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        This is the T-72A, (export version of the T-72M), it did not have active protection installed, the field revision is in the photo.
    2. vorobey 10 November 2015 12: 35 New
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      Quote: venaya
      Syrian tankers began to deliver dynamic protection
      And this is a clear sign of preparation for real offensive actions. It seems that the jokes are over, more targets for aviation can no longer be found.


      and the answer to deliveries of TOU ... by the way, how many videos I’ve looked through ... I can make a number of criticisms of the Syrians ... conducting military operations in the city, knowing about the possibility of using anti-tank weapons, they practically do not use Cloud or TDA, but in cooperation with the infantry, a cloud could cover the movement of assault groups and a TDA mounted on a tank, even in urban conditions, would complicate aiming at the tank ... a shot from behind in its own cloud .. I would like to hope that the mechanic guides learn the driving technique .. for a very long time P follows a shot tank get under way to change the position or in the shelter ..
      1. Hey
        Hey 10 November 2015 14: 16 New
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        It's just that the Syrians did not have such an instructor who would clearly explain how to act in such a situation.
    3. tomket 10 November 2015 12: 38 New
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      Quote: venaya
      And this is a clear sign of preparation for real offensive actions. Looks like the jokes are over

      The jokes would end if Assad was shipped by the t-90MS and the MiG-29M2 regiment. Then it would be possible to conclude that everything is serious, as well as the next half-measures of yesterday ....
      1. vorobey 10 November 2015 12: 56 New
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        Quote: tomket
        if Assad shipped a batch of t-90MS


        the party T () ms doesn’t solve anything ... or you think it doesn’t burn .. the fact that the tanks are shipped is a fact .. recently the article was true and they ship what the Syrians can afford at a price .. judging by the pictures, these are our cars from the capital different years of production (instead of which new vehicles are entering the troops).

        as you can see, our air group is enough there, and Assad aviation has intensified ...
      2. Black Colonel 10 November 2015 17: 40 New
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        But why is MiG? Unless the Turks and the Jews drive. There are more "Rooks" appropriate.
  3. engineer74 10 November 2015 12: 22 New
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    “True, it was mounted, apparently, in a big hurry and not in the way it should be.

    Better with her than without her! And right to hang, I think there is someone to teach! wink
    If it has already reached the elements of DZ, then there are no problems with ammunition, spare parts, consumables. good
    1. tomket 10 November 2015 12: 58 New
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      Quote: engineer74
      And right to hang, I think there is someone to teach!

      Judging by the photo, the Syrians were properly trained to attach DZs to the t-72BZ designer.
      1. KGB WATCH YOU 10 November 2015 13: 15 New
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        Judging by the photo, the Syrians were properly trained to attach DZs to the t-72BZ designer.


        laughing good

        But still I want to say in defense of the Syrians that DZ has never been put on this modification of the T-72. Better than that.
  4. Aleksandr72 10 November 2015 12: 23 New
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    Judging by how the blocks are installed, the following options can be suggested:
    1) the blocks of dynamic protection are real, but on this instance of the tank there were no bonkos for attaching the standard DZ blocks (perhaps the old T-72 modification), so the Syrians artificially installed the blocks on the principle "I blinded it from what it was." But even such a DZ installation is much better for a tank and especially its crew than a bare tank without DZ blocks at all.
    2) the blocks of dynamic protection are "fake" - this is a makeshift imitation of fear to enemies, set on the same principle as option No. 1. Although this is unlikely - if you imitate, the blocks would also be repainted in the sand - at least it would look more logical.
    From where the real blocks of DZ could get into Syria - guess for yourself! laughing
    I have the honor.
    1. voyaka uh 10 November 2015 12: 45 New
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      "blocks of dynamic protection" fake "-
      this is a makeshift imitation of fear to enemies "////

      How can DZ blocks scare the enemy?
      ATGM still shoot - and suddenly pass.
      In the Donbass over there even tanks densely-densely hung DZ made their way.
      And the Israeli Patton, hung with DZ by all the rules, without a single gap,
      sometimes made their way to Yu.Livan in 1982. DZ is not a very reliable thing.
      50 to 50....
      1. Aleksandr72 10 November 2015 12: 55 New
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        I do not insist that this will be so, but I think that if the ATGM operator is an Arab jihadist, then he will surely launch ATGMs on such a tank with the “Allah correction” without thinking about where the rocket will go, if at all, and if hit, then the tank will hit.
        But if a more trained fighter is sitting (lying) behind the ATGM console, then he will think about how and where to shoot, especially if the missile is without a tandem warhead. And he will probably prefer to choose a less protected target, which is exactly what these specific Syrian tankers require in this particular case.
        I have the honor.
        PS And you can hit even a very well-protected modern tank from a heavy machine gun. There were precedents. But this is an accident, and relying on the will of chance in the war ... let's say so fraught.
      2. i80186 10 November 2015 13: 13 New
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        Quote: voyaka uh
        How can DZ blocks scare the enemy?
        ATGM still shoot - and suddenly pass.

        The logic is iron. It was then necessary to shoot from all the available rifle, you can damage the sight. Especially machine gunners should be engaged in this, well, what would the tankers definitely not feel sorry for the shell. smile
        1. voyaka uh 10 November 2015 14: 46 New
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          for i80186:
          "Then we must still shoot from all available rifle" ////

          In my post it was written only "ATGM". You are commenting on someone
          other not me request .
      3. figwam 10 November 2015 13: 49 New
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        How can DZ blocks scare the enemy?
        ATGM still shoot - and suddenly pass.
        In the Donbass over there even tanks densely-densely hung DZ made their way.
        And the Israeli Patton, hung with DZ by all the rules, without a single gap,
        sometimes made their way to Yu.Livan in 1982. DZ is not a very reliable thing.
        50 to 50....

        DZ saves only from the usual cumulative.
        1. i80186 10 November 2015 14: 00 New
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          Quote: figvam
          DZ saves only from the usual cumulative.

          Well, who knows. Actually, even without additional protection, the probability of penetration of the T-72 frontal combined armor by tandem ammunition is far from unity, what can we say about ammunition falling into the DZ block above the armor. Again, this is how it all looked like here. This is the T-62, and not modernized. Tracks on towers, shell boxes with earth on the face. But bricks and bags were used, and anything else. If someone were told that young cats smeared with condensed milk help, all the tanks would be in them. smile
          Tank 93 MP 100 DON Chechnya 2001
          1. figwam 10 November 2015 15: 01 New
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            Quote: i80186
            Quote: figvam
            DZ saves only from the usual cumulative.

            Well, who knows.

          2. anti-Semite 10 November 2015 22: 42 New
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            An interesting version of the modernization of t 55 http://panzer-journal.ru/art/model-tanka-t-55-enigma.html
        2. Weyland 11 November 2015 02: 06 New
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          Quote: figvam
          DZ saves only from the usual cumulative.


          Why? Against the sub-caliber, it is much more effective!
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      4. Forest 10 November 2015 21: 22 New
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        It is worth seeing how tanks were destroyed in the Donbass - many DZ had for the appearance - empty boxes (thanks to the Ukrainian ensign). For many tanks, they worked with heavy machine guns in order to remove the DZ, where mines were shot down by many rapiers.
      5. anti-Semite 10 November 2015 22: 37 New
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        from conventional RPGs helps from modern rifles with a tandem warhead no longer
    2. iConst 10 November 2015 12: 49 New
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      Quote: Aleksandr72
      Judging by how the blocks are installed, the following options can be suggested:
      - And another option is that there are still very few supplied DZ blocks and they are "spread" over existing machines.
    3. Peterhof 73 10 November 2015 14: 23 New
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      Tell Alexander, what is the shelf life of plates in DZ containers? Or is such a period unlimited? Apparently the supply of containers is carried out as they wear out, like spare parts for discontinued cars. Then it becomes clear why the Syrians are installing them on the modification of tanks not intended for the installation of DZ initially. Apparently, the T-72B was simply knocked out in battle for 4 years. At least in the TV pictures they are seen less and less. But even the T-54 (55) and T-62 (early modifications) flash.
      1. Aleksandr72 10 November 2015 14: 58 New
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        No, of course, the shelf life of DZ containers is not unlimited, because BB over time loses its quality. But note in my comment I wrote:
        dynamic protection blocks are real, but on this tank instance there were no bonkos for attaching standard DZ blocks (perhaps the old T-72 modification), so the Syrians artificially installed blocks on the principle of "I blinded it from what it was."

        In my opinion, from this it is clear that I had in mind just this:
        the Syrians install them on modifications of tanks not intended for the installation of DZ initially

        I have the honor. hi
  5. Wolka 10 November 2015 12: 24 New
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    some military supplies from Russia are not lethal, and why not ...
  6. Santa bear 10 November 2015 12: 25 New
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    Green dynamic protection straight from the homeland of polite green men
  7. Corsair0304 10 November 2015 12: 25 New
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    Looks like another BDK has gone. Apparently, "Contacts" were raised from the warehouses, but since 1982 it has been produced. In principle, against what ISIS now has should be enough. Now, if there are sub-caliber shells, then it will already be necessary to switch to Contact-5 and above. And of course, to teach the Syrian warriors how to properly mount on the armor.
    1. tomket 10 November 2015 12: 33 New
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      Quote: Corsair0304
      In principle, against what ISIS now has should be enough.

      Against the Javelins ???
      1. vch62388 10 November 2015 12: 49 New
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        Does ISIS have Javelins? According to the chronicle, apart from the TOU, the recoil of an unidentified nationality and the RPG-7 with old grenades shows nothing more.
      2. Aroma77 10 November 2015 12: 50 New
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        In addition to ATGM TOW there are also these. "Our" partners "from France and Saudi Arabia delivered new anti-tank grenade launchers APILAS, French-made, to Syrian Islamists. APILAS RPG stocks in France and Saudi Arabia amount to tens of thousands."
        1. vch62388 10 November 2015 12: 56 New
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          Sorry, I have not seen. But better so ...
        2. Markiz_A 10 November 2015 16: 14 New
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          Apilas is over 30 years old, and your pH is new.
  8. roskot 10 November 2015 12: 27 New
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    Everything for business, everything for victory.
  9. Afinogen 10 November 2015 12: 27 New
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    In the Soviet Union developed a network on the barrel against cumulative charges laughing laughing
    1. vorobey 10 November 2015 12: 42 New
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      Quote: Athenogen
      In the Soviet Union developed a network on the barrel against cumulative charges laughing laughing


      in the city - a one-time device .. laughing
      1. engineer74 10 November 2015 12: 54 New
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        Quote: vorobey
        Quote: Athenogen
        In the Soviet Union developed a network on the barrel against cumulative charges laughing laughing


        in the city - a one-time device .. laughing

        What cities after a nuclear strike ???
        "It will be quiet and warm,
        There will be ashes and glass! " laughing
        ETOGES, it seems, they did under Nikita ...
      2. Afinogen 10 November 2015 13: 00 New
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        Quote: vorobey
        in the city - a one-time device ..



        And what is reusable dynamic protection?
        1. vorobey 10 November 2015 13: 05 New
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          Quote: Athenogen
          Quote: vorobey
          in the city - a one-time device ..



          And what is reusable dynamic protection?


          you are clearly not a tankman ... the barrel turned away and flew into the board .. laughing
          1. Afinogen 10 November 2015 13: 16 New
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            Quote: vorobey
            you are clearly not a tankman ... the barrel turned away and flew into the side


            Not a tanker soldier smile I didn’t write that the hunting net on the trunk is a panacea for cumulative charges, otherwise this idea would be put into series, although the net looks elegant laughing and develops on the trunk, not just that the equipment will be fired with grills laughing
            1. vorobey 10 November 2015 13: 28 New
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              Quote: Athenogen
              I didn’t write that the hunting net on the trunk is a panacea for cumulative charges,


              I do not blame for this ... just even the fuel tanks along the side and the spare parts boxes on the fenders have the functions of anti-cumulative screens ... the Israelis used chains ... also an option but there’s nowhere to put them on 72 ... with me 72 just hung with boxes DZ without explosives kept a grenade launcher hit .. the box was deformed and changed the direction of the jet ...
      3. yushch 10 November 2015 13: 01 New
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        Quote: vorobey
        Quote: Athenogen
        In the Soviet Union developed a network on the barrel against cumulative charges laughing laughing


        in the city - a one-time device .. laughing


        Even this “once” will give the crew an opportunity to fight and stay alive. In general, judging by the picture, this device is located along the barrel and opens like an umbrella at the right time, so it may not be enough for once. hi
  10. Deniska999 10 November 2015 12: 29 New
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    Our four years later came to their senses. Bravo.
  11. marinier 10 November 2015 12: 30 New
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    Yes, give me time.
    Unconditionally, RUSSIA is knowingly more active but not free of charge Assad.
    Eeyore, they think that in RUSSIA there is a unique case to bring their achievements to V.P.K.
    BEFORE PERFECTION: Russia is more actively involved in identifying its circle
    interests and half of their preferences in Syria.

    P.S.A. from Assad eats 4 rafts for the supply of weapons.
    1. oldseaman1957 10 November 2015 12: 40 New
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      Quote: marinier
      P.S.A. from Assad eats 4 rafts for the supply of weapons.

      - 4 years in the war, the main wells are lost. There would be enough ammunition! No need to be squalids and peel like a sticky old ally.
      1. engineer74 10 November 2015 12: 58 New
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        I think full-fledged bases in Latakia and Tartus will already be a sufficient fee! And the impact on the region for money is generally poorly recounted.
  12. Aleksandr2012 10 November 2015 12: 30 New
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    But does contact 1 save from Tow?
    1. vch62388 10 November 2015 12: 51 New
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      From the old (first). Here it’s how lucky. And the question is, what percentage of equipment is hit by ATGMs? In my opinion, the conversation on TV was about grenade launchers who are “hunting for armor”.
  13. rotmistr60 10 November 2015 12: 31 New
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    As a result, significant uncovered areas remained.

    Obviously in order to "save." One full protection for two tanks. Correctly wrote above that it’s better than nothing. And where it came from clearly. Good luck to the Syrian tankmen.
  14. dchegrinec 10 November 2015 12: 48 New
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    sandbags it still did not go! The main thing is that the bricks on the tape did not become glued. Of course, it would be necessary to help the guys!
    1. vorobey 10 November 2015 13: 12 New
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      Quote: dchegrinec
      The main thing is that the bricks on the tape did not become glued


      forum users and such proposals expressed .. laughing and boxes of spare parts to fill up with a brick ..
  15. Severodvinsk 10 November 2015 13: 00 New
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    Good ad on VO
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      Quote: Severodvinsk
      Good ad on VO

      Advertising is usually driven by the browser based on what you were previously interested in in the search engine.
    2. engineer74 10 November 2015 13: 46 New
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      On the "Censor" somehow got out "Turnkey Russian citizenship" - barely got himself out from under the table! laughing
      (I can’t do screenshots by phone sad )
  16. Zomanus 10 November 2015 13: 09 New
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    Now we’ll buy a couple of bulk carriers from the Turks and there will be tanks from storage depots.
    In general, it is clear that the Syrians are raking everything that we ourselves have to dispose of.
    Well, in some places there is a run-in of new samples.
    1. Aleksandr72 10 November 2015 13: 19 New
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      Well, you know, in the warehouses of "illiquid assets" of the Russian army there is "junk" in such quantity and with such quality that even after not very serious repairs, when delivered at a price slightly higher than scrap metal (in order to only pay for the "repair" ie re-preservation) and transportation) can quite successfully be used by third world countries in any local conflict. And for Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian army, even such an “old”, but familiar and tested weapon in battle is much better than the lack thereof.
      At the same time, Russia does not need to spend money on recycling.
      I have the honor.
    2. KGB WATCH YOU 10 November 2015 13: 23 New
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      Tanks and infantry fighting vehicles are already there.

      Here they are in Novorossiysk:



      In Syria:




      First loss:
      1. ydjin 10 November 2015 14: 42 New
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        In a war, planting is not without losses ... May God grant the courage and strength of the Syrian army!
      2. ydjin 10 November 2015 16: 19 New
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        In a war, planting is not without losses ... May God grant the courage and strength of the Syrian army!
      3. Vadim237 10 November 2015 20: 25 New
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        The troops of Syria Shilok would put a large party.
  17. mamont5 10 November 2015 14: 53 New
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    Quote: Lord of the Sith
    Quote: vodolaz
    I watch the Syrian army began to prepare for the offensive. And then some American bastard put the Jewels to the Ishilovites and trained them to use.

    And this warehouse with the Javelins was covered on Saturday near Idlib. Exactly two days after the receipt of information.


    In this regard, he wants to tell a recently heard anecdote:
    "Two Russian pilots are talking in Syria after the departure. One says:
    - Today the headquarters of ISIS covered.
    And second:
    - What, the main headquarters?
    “No, chief on another continent.”

    So I want to ask, when, finally, the main warehouse will be covered?
    1. ydjin 10 November 2015 16: 29 New
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      Quote: mamont5
      Quote: Lord of the Sith
      Quote: vodolaz
      I watch the Syrian army began to prepare for the offensive. And then some American bastard put the Jewels to the Ishilovites and trained them to use.

      And this warehouse with the Javelins was covered on Saturday near Idlib. Exactly two days after the receipt of information.


      In this regard, he wants to tell a recently heard anecdote:
      "Two Russian pilots are talking in Syria after the departure. One says:
      - Today the headquarters of ISIS covered.
      And second:
      - What, the main headquarters?
      “No, chief on another continent.”

      So I want to ask, when, finally, the main warehouse will be covered?

      Sorry, but this is populism (((it’s not sad but this “main headquarters” cannot be bombed, but like they can’t! Such are the realities ... The battle is on the economy and safety margin. Either the artificially inflated financial bubble of the US economy will collapse, or we will not be too hardy! Draw your own conclusions, we trembled in 1991. And we are still slurping the consequences of this weakness! ....
  18. v.yegorov 10 November 2015 18: 16 New
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    Better late than never! The heart is bleeding, watching them shoot T-55 ATGMs. The real heroes are Syrian tankers who go to battle on such junk!