Self-propelled Crabs are adopted Polish units

Self-propelled artillery system «Krab» is a licensed version of the British self-propelled artillery systems «AS-90" chassis modified T72, which belongs to a class of howitzers. A basic version of «AS-90 '1980 first created by" Vickers ". Purpose — the substitution type M109 self-propelled gun mounts and "Abbott" on armament British Army. Number of issued «AS-90" — about 180 units.

After a couple of years of improvements, production stops on monetary dilemmas in September of this year, ACS serial «Krab» began to arrive at the armament Polish units. Serial creation of new ACS in Poland has been a member of the

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Self-loading rifle

The samples do tool, which would not have sought a separate time and effort loading, always conducted. In the Russian army for a long time was armed with SVT-40 — self-loading rifle Tokarev reference 1940. Before the creator of this rifle was a task to implement a very light weight and small. While automation to reduce itself did not seem likely, because it violated her job. Tokarev had to remove everything that is not influenced by the shooting — to reduce the bayonet, to increment the size of facets, nasverlit lot of holes. All wood parts are sleeker and

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Is the best army in the history of

Imagine for a moment: you went to for your child and asked a seemingly ordinary question: what is the best army in the world? Well, or if the child is not suitable example, imagine "business" conversation with the men in the garage in which it suddenly pops up questioning. A global issues in the "business" the garage conversation certainly emerge. What would you answer it?

If, as they say, navskidochku, the first that may come to mind — it's natural speech about the "invincible and famous", which could not only protect the government's longest borders, and to connect the

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About 7.5 thousand Kuban residents remained without electricity due to bad weather

Around 7500 Sochi residents Abinsk, Crimea, Red Army, Tuapse district of Krasnodar region remained without electricity due to wire breakage during thunderstorms on Wednesday night, said Thursday in a statement "Kubanenergo".

"As of 12:00 energized 165 substations 10-0,6 / 0,4 kV in Sochi, Abinsk, Crimea, Red Army, Tuapse district of Krasnodar region. During the night, and now energy efficiently eliminate damage to overhead lines and substations in difficult conditions gusty winds, heavy rain, "- said in a statement.

In the recovery operation involved 15 teams and 20 pieces of heavy machinery. In addition, to restore power Sochi sent two additional

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Who Syrian army is fighting a war?

February 15 it was reported that members of the elite units of the Syrian (compound 4 th Mechanized Division and the Republican Guard) with the support of armored vehicles are "cleansing" of the central district of Barzakh in Damascus. It is reported by the Interfax and other news agencies, referring to the Western media and witnesses. Frame Syrian army introduced a counter-terrorist operation: on the main streets are set up checkpoints, conducted searches and arrests of suspects. Later, it became obvious that this is another misinformation.

But the fact that Syria there are fights between government forces and

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With the days of tanker

Under the pressure of steel and fire …

Tank troops — Steel horse, a living embodiment of the power of unmatched Russian army. Tank troops rightly listed as one of the major genera of the Land Forces and their main strike force. Of course, the foreseeable future, the tank will retain its role as the main means of combat ground forces, and the profession tanker will continue to be one of the most pochetaemyh and responsible in the military. Modern tank troops Of — it's an organic symbiosis of technical excellence and professionalism of personnel, based on the continuity

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Russian was to be left alone just 14 million

Many young people today have very little idea of what was for us the war

Many years have passed since the time when Berlin was raised over the Reichstag Red Banner of Victory. Many young people today have very little idea of what was to us and to the world that war. In particular, what plans of domination over the peoples of the Third Reich leaders hatched and the first people to whom the land should be getting rid of the Nazi enslavement.

In our modern textbooks on the history of these subjects, as would be a shame as

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Russian ally of the Germans

Royal Smyslovskiy general, who fought against the Stalinist regime in the ranks of the German Army, made at least one last good deed — rescued life 500 Russian fighter.

Of strongest snow storm broke out in the mountainous border of the Principality of Liechtenstein and Austria on the night of 2 to 3 May 1945, for a few days before the end of the second world war. In the municipal archives of the Principality of Liechtenstein, of the malehankih countries of Central Europe, sandwiched between Austria and Switzerland, preserved report from the commander of the Border Guard lieutenant colonel Wyss

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The Russian General Frost. Biographical Sketch

Part I: he defeated the Swedes in the summer

In the West, there is a world in the field of military history, which is more appropriate for its victories Russian and the Russian army must vast expanses of Russia and the terrible climate. Since the mid 80-ies of the 20th century to this view, no matter how sad, joined by increasing numbers of fellow citizens.

Since this is a reasonable outlook? After all, our country and really big, and the climate is very tough. It may indeed, it is not we beat the opponents and the climate?

In order

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Russia under the banner of the Rising Sun

The story began with the October 25, 1922, when the reddish troops occupied Vladivostok, Primorye and snow-white finished its existence. Thousands of refugees poured across the border. Most of them are also the remains of military units generals Semenova, Diterikhs, Verzhbitsky, Molchanov, Sakharov went to Manchuria, which belonged at that time to China. The capital of the Russian emigration has rightly become Harbin. big city on the East China steel road, then sung in psevdoemigrantskoy song. Even before the war, the civilian town was a great trade, transport and cultural center of Asia. It has settled most of the refugees

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