Passed the next stage of testing drone «Gray Eagle»

Not so long ago was successful initial tests of the U.S. Army UAV «Gray Eagle», testing was conducted in the state army training center at Fort Irwin, California.

During operational testing platform «Gray Eagle» ran out of air force base «Edwards», all tests were conducted under conditions very close to the actual fighting. This step test should show the extent to which «Gray Eagle» laid it needs military analysts of the U.S. Army.

«During the test, we collect data and provide them to the evaluators, only after which the evaluators draw their own conclusions,» —

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Whos left for you? In the Ukrainian army planned a huge reduction

According to the latest military reform in Ukraine, there has been a huge reduction in the armed forces. For example, in 2017 the total number of Ukrainian army of 70 thousand people. The reduction will be carried out in several steps. Thus, until 2015 of 144 thousand 105 thousand troops remain, and then another 25 thousand. In addition, it is also planned abolition of compulsory military service. Bimbo reform implies that the main task of the army will protect the interests of the country's border without further mobilization.

March 16 President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed a decree on

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Chief of General Staff in Nicaragua has opened a training center named after Zhukov

Chief of General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Gen. Valery Gerasimov visited on Monday the location of the mechanized brigade army in Nicaragua, where he took part in the opening ceremony created with the assistance of Russia — Training center Marshal Zhukov's training for the Army.

Earlier it was reported that Gerasimov on Sunday arrived for a working visit to Nicaragua, where between 21 and 23 April will hold talks with political and military leaders of Nicaragua on the development of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation.

  "The center will have everything you need

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Who should serve in the Russian army? (Poll)

One of the richest men in the Russian Federation Mikhail Prokhorov md-prokhorov in his blog talks about conscription.

First, I wish to say that I myself served in the army as a student Monetary Academy. Went there immediately after the first year and spent two unforgettable years young life. In general, I know firsthand what it is our army, with all its pros and cons. I can say that army in the late '80s, when I served, and now things are different — now it significantly worse. Maybe, but only partially, because something gives me a clue that Russian army

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On Friday, the company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) officially handed over the Indian army first combat helicopter Rudra its development. This is the first of 60 armed helicopters, planned for the production HAL after the Ministry of Defense has transferred the land forces at the disposal of all combat helicopters.   «The first squadron will be formed recently. Total will have 60 such helicopters, each squadron will have 10 machines, «said the commander in Bangalore army aviation Maj. Gen. PK Bharali (PK Bharali).   Rudra helicopter is armed with rockets «air-air», such as Mistral, missiles in containers and languid


Crimean final

13 — 16 November 1920 there was a final of the Russian army of General Wrangel and sympathetic to her civilian population of the Crimea beyond the boundaries of Russia. This event is referred to as the end time of war, civilian clothes in southern Russia. Many thousands of military and civilian refugees were obliged to leave Russia and escape into the unknown.

The evacuation was associated with the success of the Red Army's offensive forces of the Southern Front under the command of Mikhail Frunze in order to break through the fortifications of white on the Isthmus

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Started spot check alert Orenburg Missile Army

In the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) Russia today launched a surprise inspection of the Orenburg missile combat readiness of the army. Told Itar-Tass the official representative of the press service of the Defense Ministry and the information on the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel Igor Yegorov.

"Today, 4:00 am RVSN commander Commission headed by the Chief of Staff of the kind of troops, Lieutenant-General Ivan Reva suddenly were alerted management Orenburg Missile Army and two missile divisions — Tagil (Sverdlovsk region). Jasnensky and (Orenburg region)." — he said. "Testing will last until July 27," — said Yegorov.

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Kronstadt rebellion in 1921: Legends and daily

First, in March 2011 will be 90 years from the day or the Kronstadt rebellion. In February 1921, unrest broke out in Petrograd workers, who spoke with the economic and political demands.

Petrograd Committee of the RCP (B) introduced in the town of martial law, the working zateyschiki were arrested. March 1, sailors and Red Army military fortress of Kronstadt (garrison of 26 thousand people), under the slogan "Power to the Soviets, not the party!" Passed a resolution to support the workers of Petrograd. Thus began the famous Kronstadt uprising.

There are two main points of view on the

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Cut and reshape — heart hurts

Take up the pen led "new" starovvedenie in the organizational structure of the Ministry of Defense, specifically the front-line submission associations Air Force Command of the surrounding area. In history, it has already passed the third time and a half shall be removed from it, spending a lot of money.

ARMY AIR to justify itself

First time in 1939 all aviation was distributed to the districts, armies and corps (in 1937 began to create air army) and, in the grim years of the start of the war majestically Russian Air Force management were deprived of the ability to use

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Blood in the mobile

Exactly 50 years ago, in the last week of June 1960, immediately four African countries have been "freed" (Madagascar, Mali, Somalia and the Congo). Africa was freed in bulk. Then he left the colonial administration, but business interests were: they could have to defend other method. In the middle of the African countries were poor for minerals. They are relatively lucky — they were no special enthusiasm. More affected are those who have something valuable was all the same.

Congo is one of the richest countries of the planet. The population — closes the list of poverty. There is in

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