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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 ...
Russian Navy does not need tactical coastal SCRC?

Russian Navy does not need tactical coastal SCRC?

After the completion of R & D and the start of mass production of new coastal anti-ship missile systems (SCRC) "Bastion" and "Ball" Russia became the leader in the global market for these systems. For...
With a tool on a trailer

With a tool on a trailer

“Artillery is not just a crash, but also a science!” Peter I The Second World War and the armed conflicts that followed it around the world marked the beginning of a victorious march on the battlefields of self-propelled ...
Self-propelled artillery mount "Coalition-SV"

Self-propelled artillery mount "Coalition-SV"

Jobs crew members are located in a computerized control module, which is located in the nose of the chassis. The crew consisting of 2-s, has complete control over ...
Hornet Malkara, anti-tank

Hornet Malkara, anti-tank

Opponents of the USSR and the Warsaw Pact countries conducted the entire "cold war" in anticipation of an avalanche of tanks from the East. To reflect the very real threat, more and more effective threats were created ...
Mortar in the information age

Mortar in the information age

The US Army awarded 5 million dollars a contract with Alliant Techsystems for the first stage of the development of the Army’s Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative (APMI) high-precision mortar with GPS ....
German tank destroyer E-10 Hetzer II

German tank destroyer E-10 Hetzer II

E-10 was a representative of the new concept of tanks, the design of which was designed to unify the production as much as possible. E-10 was considered as a test platform for the entire generation of tanks ...