ITALIAN AIR BRIGADE

Riccardo Niccoli looks at a relatively new organization within the military aviation, formed for rapid deployment in support of troops on the ground.

THE ITALIAN Aviazione dell’Esercito ( AVES, or Army Aviation) is one of the most potent and complete land force air arms within NATO, with a history dating back to 1951. Even so, for the past half-century its operational capacities have been limited to helicopter transport, reconnaissance, and, more recently, anti-tank attack, capabilities further fragmented in support of large units operating in the field.

Air-mobility

In Italy, the concept of air-mobility has been the subject of debate since

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FUTURE HELICOPTERS

The Esercito has for some time been involved in the NH-90 programme (ETT, Helicopter da Trasporto Tattico, according to its Esercito designation), and intends to acquire a considerable number of these new European helicopters (there is an order for 60 machines). There is also a requirement for a new ESC helicopter which, together with the NH-90, will replace the old AB.205, AB.2I2 and AB.412.

The most likely replacement candidate for the ESC role is the Agusta-Bell AB.139, the successor to the successful Huey series, which will be offered to the market as an avant-garde helicopter with excellent characteristics and performance.

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BRIGADE: ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES

The task of increasing the efficiency of rail transport requires the improvement of work organization. The most fully meets the modern requirements of production brigade form of organization and motivation, which is soon to become the main economy in the signaling and communication of railways.

Who distances networks created and successfully operate about 4.5 thousand. Brigades, which employs more than 36 thousand. Man. Experience of their operation has shown that the team can improve service quality and reliability of the device, increase productivity, improve the organization of work with subcontractors, to create conditions to improve the professional level of

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Per tank — its a trap

Israeli tank Merkava Mk.4 — not a guarantee of success Two stories that most perfect instrument in itself is no guarantee of victory in battle. At a meeting with tactically and mentally stable opponent it will be successfully destroyed. Both actions have occurred in the same day — August 12, but only the difference in the 60 years. In both cases, new tanks, which were at the time of tank masterpieces were old or more bits at a theoretical level unequal instrument. «King Tiger» First story is dated August 12, 1944. Actions took place in Poland in the area of

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Kherson Machine-Building Plant has supplied ten new combines SLAVUTICh in the Khmelnitsky region

During harvest time is not important to lose precious bread. But in Ukraine, combine harvesters are sorely lacking, and buy them without government assistance not everyone can afford. 

In this regard, Kherson machine builders have set a goal to maintain the status of Ukraine as the agrarian state, and help the farmers in time to harvest. To this end it was decided to set up the machine and tractor stations. The first joint project was implemented with the administration of the Khmelnitsky region. July 5th brigade of the 10th harvesters "SLAVUTICh" was sent to the harvest

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Kharkov airmen have a new simulator of military aircraft L-39C Albatross (TCR-L39)

In Kharkiv in the 203rd Training aviation brigade enacted stationary integrated simulator pilot of the A-39C "Albatross" (TCR-L39). The new facility will improve the technical sessions on specific training of pilots, instructors and students, will raise the level of safety and to promote conservation of material resources of a military unit.

Simulator TKS-L39 is designed and built entirely in the Lviv region by OOO "Market-Mats". Under the terms of the contract with the manufacturer of the defense department was responsible for the delivery of the simulator in Chuguyiv, its assembly and training of military personnel in the

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Taman Kantemyrivs’ka and armored divisions recreated in Russia

Decision of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation on the basis of military units stationed in Moscow, recreated Taman Guards Order of the October Revolution Red Banner Order of Suvorov Motor Rifle and Kantemyrivs'ka Order of Lenin Red Banner Tank Division.

Currently, the personnel of these compounds is actively taking entering their armament of new weapons and military equipment, the ministry said.

 

"The basis for their formation are, respectively, the 5th Separate Motorized Infantry and the 4th Independent Tank Brigade, which will include a number of other military units.

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Why Gen. Jackson did not obey the order

Now on the website of the Russian service of BBC there was a note with memoirs British singer James Blunt, who in 1999 served in Kosovo. He led the British military unit in Pristina at a time when the Pristina airfield was captured in a moment of our battalion of paratroopers. Blunt was ordered by the Allied Commander Europe Wesley Clark, General U.S. forces storm with its own team of Russian paratroopers, but this order is not executed. Fortunately for James Blunt's risky to get under the court for an order directly from Clarke British General Mike Jackson entered order

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Per tank — its a trap

Israeli tank Merkava Mk.4 — not a guarantee of success Two stories that most perfect instrument in itself is no guarantee of victory in battle. At a meeting with tactically and mentally stable opponent it will be successfully destroyed. Both actions have occurred in the same day — August 12, but only the difference in the 60 years. In both cases, new tanks, which were at the time of tank masterpieces were old or more bits at a theoretical level unequal instrument. «King Tiger» First story is dated August 12, 1944. Actions took place in Poland in the area of

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Russian Airborne Troops Regiments converted into brigades

Russian General Staff wants to convert shelves Airborne troops in the brigade. So Makarov, as reported by "Interfax" referring to a source in the Defense Ministry, immediately increase the combat effectiveness and the number of Navy.

According to the source, based on the latest in the organizational structure of airborne as before remain airborne divisions, only now they will not consist of the Parachute Regiment, and from airborne or air assault brigades.

The number of teams consisting of divisions to grow by 20-30 percent, depending on the number of battalions in the brigade. Dvuhpolkovaya division Navy has the least four

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