Legends of the Russian army

Military forces are not sufficient to protect the country,Meanwhile how to protect the people of the country invincible.Napoleon I (Bonaparte)

In his own last post, Legends of the Russian army, I described how and why is the information war against our country and against the Russian army viz. Army and the Navy — the citadel of Russian statehood. Our geopolitical rivals to realize that we are much earlier. Specifically, they are yesterday and today, sponsored and sponsor of pests inside of, the power of words that try to discredit heroic past of our armed forces. The purpose of this

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OAO PO Refinery equips the Russian army with modern opto-electronic means of observation

In the framework of a state contract with the Defense Ministry before the end of the year the company will deliver more than 250 laser rangefinder ballistic computer LMD 2VK, more than 250 night vision monocular PN-21K and more than 150 thermal imaging monoculars PT-2.

As stated in the press-service of JSC "PO" Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant ", the Russian army has long waited for such devices, so on its own initiative in the program of activities of the enterprise included a paragraph on the need rapid development of advanced optoelectronic devices, which are in their tactical technical

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Legends of the Winter War (Part 2)

The balance of forces in the initial stage of the war

Another serious miscalculation Russian commanders was the balance of power in the initial period of the war. In military science to successfully break the resistance of the enemy, which keeps the defense on fortified position to the ratio of 1:3, ie one defending division has three attackers.

On the Karelian Isthmus in December 1939 was only 5 Russian infantry divisions to 5 Finnish infantry, then the ratio was 6:9. In all, 80 of the Finnish troops were calculated battalions in the Red Army — 84. The number of

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JSC NPO Alloy presented a new product — the unguided missile C-8OFP

JSC "NPO" Alloy "(Tula is a NPK" Tehmash ") submitted a new generation of unguided missiles to aircraft and helicopters front and army aviation — aircraft missiles S-8OFP caliber 80 mm high-explosive penetrating warhead.

With rocket-8OFP used blocks of regular guns B8M B8V20-1-A.

Development of a basic backbone unguided missiles S-8OFP system NAEO C-8 opens up the possibility of creating on its basis a range of high-performance aircraft munitions, including small-corrected and managed raket.Raketa has explosive projectile piercing power. Firing range is up to 6 km. Missile length — 1,4-1,5 m,

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Legends of the Winter War (Part 1)

The Soviet-Finnish War (1939-1940 gg.) Has generated a lot of "myths". Concentrated expressed their publicist and writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn: "And after all this beheld bestalantnuyu, be ashamed of the Finnish campaign, when our country is a tremendous poked, poked around this" Mannerheim Line ". All showed that we are at war … and our enemies beheld that we are not prepared to make war "(Fictions. Ostankino, May 15, 1995).

Another group of legends is based on the thesis that the Red Army had to break through the equipped with the latest technology line of defense, and even in extreme

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The myth of the useless cavalry

This article is an abridged version of the chapter "On the checkers at the tanks" from the book by A. Isayev "Ten legends of the second World War"

Sheer ecstasy orgy humiliation cavalry have gained in the 90's. Ideological blinders have fallen, and every one and sundry, found it necessary to show its own "professionalism" and "progressive views". Earlier completely correctly assess the role of the cavalry (probably under the influence of the Central Committee of pointers), known researcher from the initial period of the war, VA Anfilov defected to outright mockery. He writes: "As the saying goes," Who

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The myth of the right psec Stalin Leo Zakharovich Mehlis

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Pochetaemye friends in the address website http://delostalina.ru received a letter, in which there was a subsequent wish: "… I would like to find out the truth about the role of L. Mehlis in the Crimean catastrophe in 1942 …". We were asked to answer the question renowned historian Arsen Martirosyan

From the disaster of the Crimean front concocted one of the more complicated and the most difficult in the whole mythology of legends about Lofty Russian war — the myth that the Supreme Commander Stalin specifically directed at different fronts own bestalantnogo in the military, but the

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The myth of the strong defense

One of the legends that has been folded after majestically Russian war, was the exaltation of the defense as opposed to offense. The expression "a little blood on foreign soil" has become one of the "charges" of the Stalinist regime that instead of the usual reddish Defense Army was preparing for an offensive war.

Some have even formed the view that if I were able to organize a good defense (as of Kursk) at the very beginning of the war, the enemy on the Dnieper would not let him. In the end, the defense in the Russian Army put on

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Comparison of the armed forces of Russia and the U.S.

Long years of brain inflammation tradesman concerned a hypothetical military conflict 2-powers Russia and the U.S.. Present military conflict 2-these countries in its pure form is virtually impossible. Can hardly be assumed that in a military confrontation with 2 between these countries will not embroiled neighboring countries. Besides the United States, as a NATO member, may rely, if not on vsepolnotsennuyu support alliance, or at least to support their own head euros ally — England. But still just try to analyze what can oppose each other army 2-these states. The meaning of such confrontation, its validity, this is also

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JSC KAZ: military crane KS-45719-7M — ready for service

Military crane KS-45719-7M production JSC "Klintsovsky truck crane plant" (KAZ) has come a long way from the project, embodied only in the outline drawings and engineering calculations of designers, to a full production model crane "Klincy", the press-service of JSC "KAZ".

This is not just another novelty KAZ — the plant is a new step forward, a new word in the Russian lifting equipment. KS-45719-7M, a newcomer to a number of military cranes KAZ, was designed specifically to replace consisting Now contentment Russian army obsolete machines.

The principle that has guided Klintsovskaya kranostroiteli was simple in form but

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