Afghan captive of a Russian transport crew

Afghan captive of a Russian transport crew

Almost all readers of Military Outlook, for sure, saw the movie “Kandahar” directed by Andrei Kavun, filmed in Russia in 2010 year. This historical drama is based on real events and narrates ...
Yak-28 - Soviet multipurpose combat aircraft

Yak-28 - Soviet multipurpose combat aircraft

Yak-28 is a Soviet multipurpose jet combat aircraft, which was produced in various versions. The most common were modifications of the front bomber (according to the classification ...
MiG-15 - the best fighter of the Korean War

MiG-15 - the best fighter of the Korean War

The MiG-15 (according to the NATO classification Fagot, the MiG-XNUMHUTI version - Midget) is the first mass Soviet fighter that was designed by the Mikoyan and Gurevich design bureau at the end of the 15 of the last century. Is an...
17 July. Birthday of naval aviation of the Russian Navy

17 July. Birthday of naval aviation of the Russian Navy

The origin of aviation in Russia was made possible by the initiative of sailors. It was the sailors who first saw in the aircraft an important means of increasing the power of the navy and put ...
Battle of the Neva

Battle of the Neva

15 July 1240, the Battle of the Neva took place, which was of great strategic importance. The defeat for a long time discouraged the Swedes from the desire to seize the north-western lands of Russia. Russian land has always been ...
Latvian Legion of Death: swastika instead of conscience

Latvian Legion of Death: swastika instead of conscience

The Latvian Legion Waffen SS, which became famous during the years of the 2 World War II for its particular cruelty and cynicism in the destruction of the Jewish and Slavic peoples, in today's Latvia is truly ...
“Petliura is an idealist without any scope”

“Petliura is an idealist without any scope”

In May, 2012 was 133, with the birth of Simon Petlura. Hardly in history there is a more controversial personality. Who was he? A paid agent of the Western powers or a fiery patriot ...
On the inevitability of Stalinization of Russia

On the inevitability of Stalinization of Russia

Russian Federation 1990-2000's looks a lot like Soviet Russia 1920's. Even the foreign policy situation is similar - the collapse of the socialist bloc (the defeat of the USSR and its allies in ...
Che Guevara and his ideas: relevance in modern times

Che Guevara and his ideas: relevance in modern times

Ernesto Che Guevara is a truly great person, surrounded by the eternal aura of romance, whose image has become one of the symbols of the 20 century. The figure of Che Guevara retains her delectable romanticism because ...
The Forgotten War of 1950-1953

The Forgotten War of 1950-1953

In August 1945, the Korean Peninsula was liberated from Japanese occupation. In the northern part of Korea, into which Soviet troops entered, a communist regime was established led by Kim Il ...
57-mm anti-tank gun ZIS-2

57-mm anti-tank gun ZIS-2

In 1940, the leadership of the Soviet Union received misinforming data, which stated that Germany was creating and launching tanks with thick armor in a series. This "misinformation" leadership took ...
Vitaly Popkov - the legendary commander of the "singing squadron"

Vitaly Popkov - the legendary commander of the "singing squadron"

Vitaly Ivanovich Popkov became fascinated by the aviation of his very childhood, and made aircraft models in an aeroclub. In the spring of 1941, he graduated from the Chuguev Military Aviation School, where he was left as an instructor. AT...
Six Day War between Israel and Egypt, Syria and Jordan

Six Day War between Israel and Egypt, Syria and Jordan

5 June 1967, 7: 45 am The Israeli Air Force delivered the first strike on Egyptian air bases and radar stations. Then a second blow was struck at the Egyptian air bases. As a result, the Israeli Air Force ...
SWAT - the elite of the Russian army

SWAT - the elite of the Russian army

In the book “Honor I Have” by V. Pikul, a Russian officer defined for himself the most important thing in life - to have the honor to serve the Fatherland and to fulfill his duty to the Fatherland to the end. Without exaggeration, you can ...
June 1 - Memorial Day of Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy

June 1 - Memorial Day of Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy

The Holy Blessed Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy, unlike his great-grandfather Alexander Nevsky, did not enjoy such indisputable authority as his ancestor among historians and artists ....
Einsatzgruppen - history of German executioners

Einsatzgruppen - history of German executioners

Since the beginning of the Second World War, when fascist Germany attacked the Soviet Union, the systematic destruction of the Soviet population began. As a rule, to perform tasks of this kind ...