Features of modern Chinese tanks

Features of modern Chinese tanks

China independently develops and builds armored vehicles of various classes, incl. several types of tanks. At the same time, interesting concepts and technical solutions are used in the latest tank projects ....
Tank diesel with counter-moving pistons: pros and cons

Tank diesel with counter-moving pistons: pros and cons

The concept of the famous 5TD tank diesel engine is now practically dead. At the same time, the benefits that the non-trivial layout of such a motor promises theoretically more than compensate for everything ...
Technical features of the project BMP-1AM "Basurmanin"

Technical features of the project BMP-1AM "Basurmanin"

The Russian army receives upgraded infantry fighting vehicles BMP-1AM. The new project "Basurmanin" allows you to extend the life of available equipment, as well as rid it of the main...
SAO 2S42 "Lotos" continues testing

SAO 2S42 "Lotos" continues testing

Preliminary tests of an experienced self-propelled gun 2S42 "Lotos" continue. These activities are planned to be completed this year, after which they will begin organizing state tests....
BMP-1AM "Basurmanin" enters the troops

BMP-1AM "Basurmanin" enters the troops

The Ministry of Defense for the first time announces the delivery of upgraded infantry fighting vehicles BMP-1AM "Basurmanin" to the combat unit. In the near future, such equipment will begin service in the Eastern Military District....
Patent Search: The Tanks We've Lost

Patent Search: The Tanks We've Lost

The priceless archives of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property contain real gems of engineering. Of particular interest are copyright certificates and patents in the field of...
Fighting compartment Leonardo HITFACT Mk II (Italy)

Fighting compartment Leonardo HITFACT Mk II (Italy)

The Italian Leonardo holding is promoting the promising fighting compartment HITFACT Mk II on the market. This product can carry weapons of different calibers and is intended for mounting on wheeled and ...
M2 Bradley hybrid is preparing for testing

M2 Bradley hybrid is preparing for testing

Next year, the US Army will test an experimental modification of the M2 Bradley BMP with a hybrid power plant. These events will show the real possibilities of such technologies in the field of ...
Everyday zampotekh: when tanks fail

Everyday zampotekh: when tanks fail

Maintaining military equipment on alert is a separate art form. In a tank battalion, in particular, a repair platoon, equipped with quite specific equipment, is responsible for this. About her -...