«OCTOPUS-SD» — the most powerful military complex for Airborne present at RAE 2013

ENGINEERING-industrial group «Concern» Tractor plants «will present the most powerful combat system of the Airborne Forces, known as the» Octopus-SD. «   Russian producer failed to cooperate highest mobility light armored vehicles with languid arms the main tank — 125 mm smoothbore tank gun.   This was our reporter was told in the press service of «Concern» Tractor plants «.   At a special exhibition area IX the International exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition will be presented the main standards of military equipment manufactured ENGINEERING-industrial group: 125-mm self-propelled anti-tank gun (TEPS) 2S25 «OCTOPUS-SD» BMP-3M BMD-4M BTR-MDM   The

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VSS sniper rifle and its modifications

In today’s wars and local armed conflicts significant role is played by special reconnaissance and sabotage operations carried out on the terrain of the enemy. For such operations in the armies of developed countries and units are available for special purposes. They are designed for covert penetration and combat missions in the frontal zone of the enemy, and in its deepest rear; reconnaissance for a long time and, when necessary, defeat the principal military targets of the enemy, and perform other specific tasks. The main task is to conduct a special forces reconnaissance and sabotage operations against the principle of

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«OCTOPUS-SD» — the most powerful military complex for Airborne present at RAE 2013

ENGINEERING-industrial group «Concern» Tractor plants «will present the most powerful combat system of the Airborne Forces, known as the» Octopus-SD. «   Russian producer failed to cooperate higher mobility of light armored vehicles with languid arms the main tank — 125 mm smoothbore tank gun.   This was our reporter was told in the press service of «Concern» Tractor plants «.   At a special exhibition area IX the International exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition will be presented the main standards of military equipment manufactured ENGINEERING-industrial group: 125-mm self-propelled anti-tank gun (TEPS) 2S25 «OCTOPUS-SD» BMP-3M BMD-4M BTR-MDM  

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VSS sniper rifle and its modifications

In today’s wars and local armed conflicts significant role is played by special reconnaissance and sabotage operations carried out on the terrain of the enemy. For such operations in the armies of developed countries and units are available for special purposes. They are designed for covert penetration and combat missions in the frontal zone of the enemy, and in its deepest rear; reconnaissance for a long time and, when necessary, defeat the principal military targets of the enemy, and perform other specific tasks. The main task is to conduct a special forces reconnaissance and sabotage operations against the principle of

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Supplies of machine guns in the army of in the course of the First World War

The first global war that claimed the growth of production of machine guns — the current performance of the supplies and lacked both on the formation of new units or for replenishment. In April 1915, SAU raised the question of bringing the number of guns in the infantry regiments to 16 and Cossack cavalry regiments to 8. That staff was reduced to 616 infantry (2 per company or 32 per regiment) and 256 of the Cossack cavalry regiments and (8) it was required until the end of January 1917 19564 put a machine gun in the army, 720 — a

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Last gun Degtyarev

January 2, 2011 marks 131 year a day or birthday of the famous arms designer Vasily Alexeevich Degtyarev (1880-1949). He passed on the arms of our army a number of successful models of military small guns, but the greatest fame brought him guns. It so happened that his first prototype made at the Red Army, became a machine gun DP, the last — Manual gun RAP is the last generation. But the gun RPD is fascinating not only that — it's actually the first standard the new system of small arms generated by Lofty Russian experience of war, and

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Attempt the creation of anti-aircraft tanks during the majestic Russian war

During the second World War, the emergence of new weapon systems in aviation — the dive bombers, guns with armor-piercing projectiles, rockets, has come to represent a very great threat to armored vehicles. If the concentration areas armored units could get more or less protection from air attacks as a towed anti-aircraft guns mounted on the positions, then on the march, and even more so in combat broneedinitsy were first deprived of any means of defense. Try to make the mobile anti-aircraft guns and machine guns date back to the First World War. Some backlogs were the British and we

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The first weapons on planes

The history of aviation weapons began with a rather nasty moment. Thus, according to the 1907 Hague Convention, all kinds of air guns are prohibited. All the activities of aviation since limited the adjustment of fire ground artillery and conduct remote reconnaissance of enemy positions and fortifications. For eight years earlier, in 1899, the Hague Convention was imposed limit on the thorough development and implementation of small-caliber automatic guns. Namely, shooting explosive shells from guns permitted only with the caliber of 37 mm or more, and the weight of warhead had to be more than 410 g. In Russia and

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Main Battle Tanks (Part 10) Zulfiqar (Iran)

In the early 90's at the initiative of the Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army for Research and Development of Brigadier General Mir-Younes Masoumzadeh was made basic Battle Tank Iranian Army — Zulfiqar-1. Title tank rooted in history, was known as the famous sword of Shiite Imam Hazrat Ali. Already in 1993, the first model of the tank was proving ground tests, and the first pre-production order in the amount of 6 combat units was released in 1997. But Zulfiqar-1 is not a product of the development of Iranian military engineers, and there is a prototype compound in one

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Top 10 firearms of all time

Firearm constantly evolving since its invention nearly 800 years ago. From primitive guns to machine guns — represent 10 of the most noticeable patterns in the history of guns that have changed the situation on the battlefield and beyond. Hand gun, XIII century In the X century China has developed a wide range of powder guns, known as the «fiery spear» and «fire dragon», also flamethrowers and fireworks. First real firearm that used gunpowder to launch a projectile, can be attributed to the Yuan Dynasty in the XIII century. Including a bronze hand gun he was holding one man

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