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Hail on the head of the enemy

Hail on the head of the enemy

MLRS Grad (9K51) is a 122 mm multiple launch rocket system created in the USSR. "Grad" is designed to suppress manpower, unarmored and lightly armored vehicles of the enemy, and ...
Artillery monster

Artillery monster

One of the most modern howitzers in the world is the German Panzerhaubitze 2000 (in an abbreviated form - PzH 2000, where the digital index indicates the new millennium). Experts unanimously attribute it ...
Fiery fist staffs

Fiery fist staffs

Multiple rocket launchers - weapons of past and future battles. Multiple rocket launchers are weapons known to even highly dilettantes and people who are not interested in military affairs. At least because...
Self-propelled artillery gun SAO 2C25 "Sprut-SD"

Self-propelled artillery gun SAO 2C25 "Sprut-SD"

In the early 90s, the Volgograd Tractor Plant Joint-Stock Company created a new anti-tank self-propelled gun 3S2 on the extended base of the BMD-25 airborne assault vehicle.
9K115-2 Metis-M anti-tank missile system

9K115-2 Metis-M anti-tank missile system

The 9K115-2 Metis-M portable anti-tank missile system is designed to destroy modern and promising armored vehicles equipped with reactive armor, ...
Peony - 203-mm self-propelled gun

Peony - 203-mm self-propelled gun

16 December 1967. The Ministry of Defense Industry adopted Resolution No. 801, providing for the deployment of research and ...
Armored child of Uralmashzavod

Armored child of Uralmashzavod

The first year and a half of the Great Patriotic War, the Red Army fought with virtually no self-propelled artillery. The few pre-war samples were quickly destroyed, and ...
"Caesar" - self-propelled howitzer gun

"Caesar" - self-propelled howitzer gun

Designed by GIAT Industries and LOHR Industries for Rapid Deployment Force. Work on the creation of the gun began in 1990. Initially, the howitzer gun had a barrel length of 39 calibers, but ...
ATGM "Chrysanthemum" the most powerful anti-tank weapons

ATGM "Chrysanthemum" the most powerful anti-tank weapons

The Chrysanthemum ATGM system was developed according to the personal instructions of the USSR Minister of Defense Marshal Dmitry Ustinov and became the most powerful anti-tank weapon in the world. ... Actually, Sergei Pavlovich Invincible ...
Fire hail

Fire hail

MLRS 9K51 "Grad" - the Soviet jet salvo system caliber 122 mm. Designed to defeat manpower, unarmored and lightly armored targets of the enemy, solving other problems in ...
Mobile coastal defense missile system "Club-M"

Mobile coastal defense missile system "Club-M"

The mobile missile system "Kalibr-M" (export designation Club-M) is designed to organize anti-ship defense and impart combat stability to coastal zone facilities, and ...
Javelin ATGM will be current until 2020

Javelin ATGM will be current until 2020

"Javelin" (Javelin) - ATGM (anti-tank missile system) of the third generation with an automatic control system. The work on the creation of this ATGM within the framework of the program AAWS-M (Advanced Anti-tank ...
Ghost weapon

Ghost weapon

In 5 hours 35 minutes 5 June 1942, the valley near Bakhchisarai was shaken by a thundering sound, which in 20 years people would be mistaken for a thermonuclear explosion. At the railway station and in the homes of ordinary people ...
Artillery of the XXI century

Artillery of the XXI century

The modern system of artillery for military artillery has developed based on the experience of the Second World War, new conditions of a possible nuclear war, the extensive experience of modern local wars and ...
SAU 261 Object

SAU 261 Object

The Object 261 self-propelled artillery mount was developed at the design bureaus of the Chelyabinsk and Leningrad Kirov factories on the basis of the IS-7 experimental heavy tank. As an engine ...
"Rapier" and "Sprut" new life of a smooth trunk

"Rapier" and "Sprut" new life of a smooth trunk

T-12 (2А19) is the world's first powerful smooth-bore anti-tank gun. The gun was created in KB Yurginsky machine-building plant number 75 under the direction of V.Ya. Afanasyev and L.V. Korneev. It was ...
"Dora" and "Gustav" - tools of the giants

"Dora" and "Gustav" - tools of the giants

The super heavy artillery on the Dora railway course was developed at the end of the 30 of the last century by the German company Krupp. This weapon was intended to destroy ...
Gigantic WWII - self-propelled guns "Karl"

Gigantic WWII - self-propelled guns "Karl"

“Karl” (German factory index “Gerät 040” - “040 installation”) is a heavy German self-propelled mortar that took part in the Second World War. This mortar was intended to storm ...
New Taiwan MLRS "Thunder"

New Taiwan MLRS "Thunder"

In recent years, relations between the Republic of China in Taiwan and mainland communist China have become warmer. But despite this, the military-political circles in Taiwan do not exclude the threat ...
The weapon of the century. Artillery, the best guns

The weapon of the century. Artillery, the best guns

76-mm divisional gun model 1942, ZIS-3 (Gorky plant number 92 them. Stalin) was released in excess of 103 000 copies and became the most massive weapon of the Second World War, ...
"Katyusha" - a weapon of victory

"Katyusha" - a weapon of victory

The first appearance in the Great Patriotic War of the rocket launchers BM-13, later called "Katyushas", turned out to be a great surprise for the Germans. Troops rushing into the Soviet Union ...
ISU-152 (241 object)

ISU-152 (241 object)

In connection with the adoption in the autumn of the 1943 of the new heavy tank by the Red Army and the removal of the KV-1C from production, it became necessary to create a heavy SPG on the basis of the new heavy ...