Mercenaries are always worth

The first mention of the mercenary armies belong to the time of the existence of the Old Rome and Carthage. Prof. wage war came to replace the slave armies and police. Discipline in the mercenary army supported only payments of salaries and terror of punishment (physical methods of compulsion).

Real time can rightly be considered the high point of mercenary armies. This successful business is connected with subsequent circumstances: — mercenary armies are private military companies (PMCs) and build your own business without regard to the settlement of the constant movement of troops on the territories of foreign

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Mercenary — no defender of the fatherland

Reflect on the creation of the so-called necessity Prof. army very love in modern Russia. In this case, the supporters of the proposal are not only just the liberal intelligentsia, and does not share the rest of her eyes a significant portion of our population.

Many citizens of the Russian Federation are convinced that Professor army — is excellent, by definition. Although this idea which opponent declares a blunt retrograde, which simply do not talk about. Although the talk is even there is something. After all, you need only a little thought to realize what frankly absurd construction underlie

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Inflatable models in the service of the Army

Security of the country, it is not only the availability of cutting-edge technology and a massive cannon. Russian army misinformation to the intelligence services of other countries intensively uses layouts and lures. Development of the production of inflatable models in the form of tanks, rocket launchers, aircraft, so perfect that even from a distance of 100 meters is very difficult to distinguish them from the true art. The main objective of which is solved by the use of models is a distraction from the true impact of the main equipment, as well as to mislead the enemy of the

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At the front of the world: Hello, tovarish! (Time, USA)

Article posted May 7, 1945

Torgau is a small German town (population in peacetime was 14 000), but he had his own place in history for a long time until last week. It was the scene of the victory of Frederick majestically over Austria in 1760, and a region where the Austrian and Russian troops against Frederick the following year. Last week, history repeated itself in Torgau.

Early last week, the city was almost empty. Marshal Konev's artillery shelling it over the Elbe. Only a few Germans, very stunned to worry about what happened, found in piles of garbage

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From the Russian army will be officially pay off?

Blog "Lair offtopic", so please do not post much minusovat. Let's discuss the topic.

On evaders of military service may impose lifetime tax. A number of deputies of the State Duma have proposed legislation that everyone who does not want to go into the army, will pay 13% of their earnings as long as it will retire.

Some MPs believe that this is too much, and need to reduce the size of the collection. However, at the discussion stage, no one came until protests against the introduction of such a law. About the idea to boost the

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On the way to the War of 1812: Our homeland and Sweden

Sweden was a common Russia-Russian rival in northern Europe. Even after the Russian government crushed the Swedish empire in the Northern War of 1700-1721, the Swedes unleashed several wars. In an effort to return the lost as a result of the Northern War of land (Estonia, Livonia, Izhorskaya land, the Karelian Isthmus), the Swedish government decided to use the unstable situation Leopoldovna regent Anne (1740-1741), and on July 24 (August 4) in 1741 declared war on Russia. But the Russian army and naval forces acted well, and the Swedes were defeated. In May 1743 Sweden was obliged to conclude

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The latest armored «Typhoon-U» by security forces exceed available in APCs and IFVs

In 2013, the armed forces will receive the first pilot batch of tactical protected designation of multipurpose vehicles «Typhoon-U». They should be involved in municipal and military trials.   Total, according to the website rosoboronpostavka.rf must be done 30 units of this equipment total price 1 billion. 74 million rubles.   The creation of these vehicles is a typical technological breakthrough of our defense industry, because, despite the urgent need for them since the days of the Afghan war, the army enjoyed only trucks with local booking.   If this technique has brought our troops before, you could have

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In the Caucasus, Dagestan creates a brand new army

In Dagestan, put together a first state battalion. Soon there will be two more. Specifically on their gathered to bet the federal government in the fight against the underground. According to unofficial data, the training "students" are participating specialists from Chechnya.

In the division scored 300 local residents. The total number of battalions should reach 700-800 people. One of them is near Makhachkala, the other will go to the north and south of the country. The compounds will be involved in the hunt for militants. Dagestani attributed to the BB, but in fact they are managed by the head

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On Eysk site in Krasnodar held teaching air defense units of the Airborne Troops

Yesterday air defenses Airborne Troops, stationed in the Stavropol region, conducted a tactical exercise with live-fire training ground at Yeisk in the Krasnodar region, reports the press service of the Southern Military Area

The exercise was part of more than 100 Marines and involved about 20 pieces of military equipment.

The shooting was done in the anti-aircraft missile battery at several targets at once. Calculations of MANPADS "Igla" destroying the target, simulating a simulated enemy air raid at an altitude of 2000 m and moving at a speed of about 250 m / s.

In the process of teaching

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On the arms of the 58th Army received about 2 million new jet RPO PDM-A

In the 2nd half of 2011 troops 58th Army arrived about 2 thousand new sverhdalnoboynyh jet RPO PDM-A, said the Group of information support of the Southern Military Area.Compared with its predecessor (jet flamethrower RPO-D "Bumblebee"), PDM-A has a number of advantages, including over-capacity and increased almost twice firing range.

Rocket infantry flamethrower PDM-A has the highest firing range of more than 1700 m, the sighting — up to 800 m Flamethrower shown to be effective and reliable at the time of the operation to force Georgia to peace.

The ability of these flamethrowers were shown at the demonstration

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