Armored exotic

Armored exotic

The classic layout of a one-tower tank, established over 60 years ago, tested by six years of the Second World War and subsequent wars, led to the creation of a modern combat vehicle. But right away ...
Armored wagon

Armored wagon

The infantry needs a fundamentally new combat vehicle, not a taxi to the front line. A number of statements recently made by the top officials of the Ministry of Defense, first of all, by the General of the Armed Forces of the Russian Armed Forces ...
2T Stalker Intelligence Fighting Vehicle

2T Stalker Intelligence Fighting Vehicle

What basic qualities should a scout have? The most important thing is a high intellectual level, the ability to respond quickly to a rapidly changing environment, to have good eyesight ...
The best tanks of the XX century

The best tanks of the XX century

The American television channel Military Channel published the ratings of the most effective weapons that were invented by man in the 20th century. Earlier, the channel announced the rating of the best small arms ...
Infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2 (675 object)

Infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2 (675 object)

At the end of the 1950-x - the beginning of the 1960-s, the USSR was lagging behind Western countries in creating heavy tracked armored personnel carriers. During this period, NATO armies were adopted ...
Heavy experimental tank SMK

Heavy experimental tank SMK

After the light Soviet T-26 and BT-5 tanks were tested in the fire of the Spanish war, it became obvious that almost all the tanks of the Red Army, both light and heavy, needed to be reinforced ...
Tiger vs. Lynx

Tiger vs. Lynx

The Russian-Italian joint venture (JV) plans to produce a pilot batch of light armored vehicles LMV M2011 "Lynx" in 65. This was announced on the air of the Vesti-24 TV channel ...
BMD-4M: from the sky - into battle

BMD-4M: from the sky - into battle

The upgraded airborne combat vehicle BMD-4 concentrated in itself all the advanced design and technological solutions. A new combat complex allows for the next decade to provide ...
Heavy tank KV-220 (Object 220)

Heavy tank KV-220 (Object 220)

The KV-220 tank (220 Object) was developed by SKB-2 LKZ under the direction of J. Kotin in 1940 to replace the KV-1 tank. The first engineer of the machine was L. E. Sychev, then B. P. Pavlov. Two experienced ...
T-34: Battle of Plants

T-34: Battle of Plants

On the labor front, there was a struggle to increase the output of tanks. At the end of 1941 - the first half of 1942, the production of T-34 tanks was carried out at three plants: No. 183 in Nizhny Tagil, Stalingrad ...
New old armor

New old armor

The armored personnel carrier of the 21st century in Russia is not yet available, but the existing one has undergone a serious modernization. Recent statements by the top officials of the Russian military department, including the chief of armaments of the Armed Forces ...
Infantry Fighting Vehicle '' 19 Object ''

Infantry Fighting Vehicle '' 19 Object ''

The project of this very unusual wheeled-tracked infantry fighting vehicle was carried out in the spacecraft of the Altai Tractor Plant and the Aircraft Defense Agency in the 1964 year. The machine, was named - Object 19. She had a traditional welded body from ...
Triune machine

Triune machine

BMPs should be unified with tanks. World War II showed that tanks without infantry are bad and infantry without tanks is not sweet. And it is difficult to combine them because of the very different speed of movement. Tank...
Intermediate model

Intermediate model

In the second half of 1934, the tactical and technical requirements for the new Wehrmacht combat vehicle were formulated. The 6th Department of the Armaments Directorate believed that the German army needed a tank with a mass ...
Heavy tanks KV

Heavy tanks KV

At the end of 1941, the SKB-2 based on the KV-1 tank developed the KV-8 flamethrower tank, the KV-12 chemical tank, and also, together with the design office of UZTM, the KV-7 self-propelled artillery unit and ...
Missile and gun tank T-90С

Missile and gun tank T-90С

The T-90C missile-gun tank was commissioned in the 1993 year. The T-90 missile and cannon tanks are a new generation of Russian tanks, including original design developments and the best ...
Experienced main battle tank "object 219"

Experienced main battle tank "object 219"

Work on the tank was carried out from the middle of the 70-ies in parallel with the 478 on developing the HZTM. It was supposed to improve the security of the tank to improve weapons systems, installed a new complex ...
Modern protection for combat vehicles (part 1)

Modern protection for combat vehicles (part 1)

After learning the lessons of combat use of equipment, whether it is wheeled or tracked, equipped with the protection of the modern level, is in great demand. In particular, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...
Modern protection for combat vehicles (part 2)

Modern protection for combat vehicles (part 2)

After learning the lessons of combat use of equipment, whether it is wheeled or tracked, equipped with the protection of the modern level, is in great demand. In particular, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...
МХNUMX "Abrams". Fighting

МХNUMX "Abrams". Fighting

Unlike its older brethren М48 and М60 М1, it was not possible to fight on the battlefield. For the first time, Abrams sniffed gunpowder in 1982. According to the story of a Soviet military adviser, ...
Aviatank

Aviatank

The essence of the matter is as follows. Someone from our ranks got the idea to equip at least some partisan detachments and sabotage groups with armored vehicles. But how will she get behind the front line? ...
Korea starts serial production of a new tank

Korea starts serial production of a new tank

Production of the South Korean national main battle tank K-2 "Black Panter" will begin shortly after a one-year delay due to transmission problems. According to TsAMTO with ...