REA-2011 totals

REA-2011 totals

Just a few days ago, the eighth international exhibition of armaments RUSSIAN EXPO ARMS - 2011, which was held in Nizhny Tagil, ended. In addition to weapons at the exhibition were presented ammunition and ...
T-90MS not yet satisfied with the General Staff

T-90MS not yet satisfied with the General Staff

The latest development of the Russian military industry - the T-90C, which was to become the main battle tank, was recently inspected by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. It was also given a wide ...
"Terminator" at the exhibition in Nizhny Tagil

"Terminator" at the exhibition in Nizhny Tagil

The BMPT is a multipurpose combat vehicle created on the basis of the T-90С tank. During the presentation, the visitors of the salon were shown the control of the BMPT tower armament in action. According to ...
The modernized T-90С Tagil tank in all its glory

The modernized T-90С Tagil tank in all its glory

At the ongoing exhibition of weapons in Nizhny Tagil was presented a modernized tank T-90С. This is a real “nail” of the program, because for a long time the Russian “defense industry” has not represented on ...
New Polish retrofit T-72

New Polish retrofit T-72

At the MSPO-2011 military industrial exhibition held in Poland, the Polish association Bumar presented a new version of the modernization of the T-72М1 tank, specially designed for ...
Main battle tank M1 Abrams - further development

Main battle tank M1 Abrams - further development

The first American main battle tank, the M1 Abrams, rolled off the assembly line at a tank factory in Lyme, Ohio in February 1980. Since then (including for export), more than 10 have been produced ...
Invisible tank is already a reality

Invisible tank is already a reality

Swedish engineers have developed a new defense technology that allows the tank to fool the enemy by simply disappearing. As reported by Sky News, created by specialists of the Swedish unit ...
How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 6)

How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 6)

After the adoption of the M103 tank into service in the United States, and the difficulties associated with this fact, the question arose about a radical modernization of the tank, or about a possible replacement. Quite an interesting solution to this ...
Tank T-55AGM. Ukraine

Tank T-55AGM. Ukraine

Kharkiv residents offered several options for modernization at once, as they say, in order to satisfy any wishes of customers. So, the tank has undergone a deep modernization of the fighting compartment will allow ...
How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 5)

How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 5)

In June, 1944 of the year, the design bureau of the plant No. 100 was presented in GBTU a draft design of a heavy tank EC-6, the feature of which was the use of electric transmission. Consideration of the project is not ...
The appearance of the new T-90C

The appearance of the new T-90C

The updated combat vehicle of the Russian army will be presented to the attention of specialists at the international arms exhibition, which will be held in the city of Nizhny Tagil from September 8 to 11, 2011 ....
Whose tanks are better: T-80 against Abrams

Whose tanks are better: T-80 against Abrams

As you know, it is human nature to doubt. People who have no doubts, are absolutely sure of everything are naturally stupid. However, in fairness, it should be noted that the massive, ...
How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 1)

How dinosaurs died out - the last heavy tanks (part of 1)

The rapid development of tanks in the interwar period of the last century gave rise to many concepts of their application, and many different classifications, but the outbreak of World War II led just ...
Russian Terminator

Russian Terminator

In recent years, in discussing the situation that has developed in the Russian tank building industry, high-ranking Russian officials and representatives of the command of the armed forces have subjected ...
KAMAZ-43269 "Shot"

KAMAZ-43269 "Shot"

The armored wheeled vehicle for border troops BPM-97 (KAMAZ-43269) was developed by the open joint-stock company Kama Automobile Plant together with LLC Center for Technical Cooperation ...
Heavyweight Panzerkampfwagen VII Lowe Tank (Leo)

Heavyweight Panzerkampfwagen VII Lowe Tank (Leo)

The development of this super heavy tank began at the beginning of 1941, when Krupp began to study Soviet heavy tanks. In the first months of 1942, Krupp was assigned to start designing ...
From Iveco to Lynx

From Iveco to Lynx

In 2008, an agreement was reached between the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, KAMAZ OJSC and IVECO (Italy) on joint work on determining the possibility ...