Heavenly Grandmaster

Heavenly Grandmaster

Pavel Mikhailovich Kamozin is one of the most successful pilots of the Second World War. A former Bryansk worker in the pre-war period, a modest and short guy in the sky like magic ...
"Tunguska-M" and its marine counterpart "Dirk"

"Tunguska-M" and its marine counterpart "Dirk"

Operation in the military, as well as combat use of the ZSU-23-4 Shilka proved that this complex is able to wage an effective fight not only with low-flying air targets (especially in ...
Master Victory

Master Victory

29 April 2013, on the eve of the great Victory Day holiday, turned 116 to a man who greatly influenced the outcome of the Great Patriotic War. We are talking about George Semenovich Shpagin, ...
The feat of peacekeepers in Tskhinval

The feat of peacekeepers in Tskhinval

On the night of August 8 2008, when the whole world was following the opening of the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, Georgia decided by military means to return under its control separated from it at the beginning of the 90-s ...
Smolensk - the city of military glory

Smolensk - the city of military glory

The border location of Smolensk more than once forced this city to be one of the first to take upon itself the blow of enemy armies, which rushed into the center of Russia. At the same time, as we know from history, wars ...
Starinov Ilya Grigorievich - century saboteur

Starinov Ilya Grigorievich - century saboteur

Starinov Ilya Grigorievich (born 2 on August 1900 of the year in the village of Voinovo in the Oryol region, died 18 on November 2000 of the year) - Soviet military leader, partisan-saboteur, colonel, "grandfather of the Russian ...
Atomic missile cruiser "Peter the Great"

Atomic missile cruiser "Peter the Great"

The heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) of the Peter the Great 1144.3 Ave. is a highly complex technical and combat system equipped with the most modern means of destruction, navigation, ...
Prisoner in a golden cage

Prisoner in a golden cage

Nikolaus Riehl, aka Nikolai Vasilyevich Riehl, an outstanding Soviet and German physicist-radiochemist, laureate of the Stalin Prize, holder of the Order of Lenin and Hero of Socialist Labor ...
The difficult fate of special power tools

The difficult fate of special power tools

On the frames of photographic and film films that captured the battles of the Great Patriotic War, Soviet large-caliber guns and howitzers, which hit the enemy, are very often seen. That is why an ignorant person ...
How to break the USSR

How to break the USSR

About the collapse of the USSR and the activities of Gorbachev. The story of how Gorbachev and his henchmen were ruining the USSR, breaking all the laws and violating the will of the people, about the first idea of ​​Zhirinovsky, bribes ...
American self-propelled howitzer M37

American self-propelled howitzer M37

The project of the American self-propelled howitzer М37 began to be developed at the end of the Second World War. 8 July 1943 of the year in the framework of the Light Combat Team program was launched to replace the self-propelled ...
Numerical superiority is not always a guarantee of victory.

Numerical superiority is not always a guarantee of victory.

In military textbooks on tactics and strategy (and not only Russian ones), it is noted that the creation of numerical superiority over the enemy in the main direction of the strike is considered one of the main conditions ...
The famous "Three-inch"

The famous "Three-inch"

The word "three-inch" we understand not only the gun arr. 1900 g. And arr. 1902, but the latter was in fact a deep modernization arr. 1900 and then, in turn, passed another one ...
152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2S19 "Msta-S"

152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2S19 "Msta-S"

At the beginning of the 80, the GraU issued to the headed L.I. Gorlitsky KB Ural Transport Engineering Plant (UZTM) in Sverdlovsk new requirements for self-propelled howitzer caliber 152 mm to replace in ...
Geniuses from test tubes

Geniuses from test tubes

For many hundreds of years, humanity has been concerned with the question of genius, as well as whether it is possible to get a genius by artificial means. In the 20th century, and now in the 21st century, scientists continue to work on this ...
Zoltan Dani - the winner of the stealth aircraft

Zoltan Dani - the winner of the stealth aircraft

On March 24, 1999, the NATO military operation against Yugoslavia began. The bombing of the country continued for 78 days and ended with the Yugoslav army leaving the territory of Kosovo, which ...
Mihail Leontievich Mil

Mihail Leontievich Mil

Mikhail Leontievich Mil was born 22 in November 1909 in Irkutsk in a family of intellectuals. His father, Leonty Samoilovich, was a railway employee, and his mother, Maria Efimovna, was a dentist. The future designer with ...
Spetsnaz FSB "Vympel": no margin for error

Spetsnaz FSB "Vympel": no margin for error

They, as always, hide under black masks, without naming their names, receive military awards behind a closed door, and for most of them their service is a big secret at all. But now more ...
The unearthly beauty of the "Alligator"

The unearthly beauty of the "Alligator"

As stated by the Air Force Command, as part of the state defense order program up to 2012, army aircraft will receive about 30 Ka-52 "Alligator". The first four serial boards arrived in ...
Storm fire on squares

Storm fire on squares

Patriotic rocket artillery recently celebrated a kind of anniversary: ​​50 years ago - March March 28, by a joint Resolution of the Central Committee of the CPSU and the USSR Council of Ministers No. 1963 / 372, on ...
Test Pilot Fedorov Ivan Evgrafovich

Test Pilot Fedorov Ivan Evgrafovich

Almost seven decades have been turned off and turned off since the end of the military catastrophe, for a long time plunging almost the whole world into the abyss of incredible disasters, sufferings and torments. In the official history remained ...
Anna Revelskaya - Russian Mata Hari

Anna Revelskaya - Russian Mata Hari

The role of women in intelligence activities is often shrouded in gloom, many of them fading into the past forever, leaving almost no traces about themselves. So it happened with the Russian intelligence officer of the times ...