Artillery system Oto Melara Davide / Strales guided projectile with DART

In June 2013, the Italian company Oto Melara (comes in the group Finmeccanica), together with the naval forces of Italy conducted successful tests of ship artillery complex Davide / Strales guided projectile with DART (Driver Ammunition reduce Time of flight). Tests have shown that the shells of the first production batch absolutely meet the requirements and can therefore be accepted for service. Successful tests of serial DART projectiles can be considered the beginning of a new step of development of naval armaments. Complex with Davide ammunition DART is the first production of naval artillery installation using guided missiles. During the

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Artillery system Oto Melara Davide / Strales guided projectile with DART

In June 2013, the Italian company Oto Melara (comes in the group Finmeccanica), together with the naval forces of Italy conducted successful tests of ship artillery complex Davide / Strales guided projectile with DART (Driver Ammunition reduce Time of flight). Tests have shown that the shells of the first production batch absolutely meet the requirements and can therefore be accepted for service. Successful tests of serial DART projectiles can be considered the beginning of a new step of development of naval armaments. Complex with Davide ammunition DART is the first production of naval artillery installation using guided missiles. During the

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For the Germans met with KV-2 was a real shock

First fighting the Soviet-Finnish War, which took part in languid tanks KV-1 clearly showed the effectiveness of this class of armored vehicles. 76-millimeter cannon tanks was quite defeat for all armored targets. At the same time, this weapon is not allowed to destroy a huge number of types of fortifications. If fill timber point could break through the shell of caliber 76 mm, then for breaking concrete walls of buildings of more severe this gun is no longer enough. Military Council of the North-Western Front proposed to strengthen the arms languid tank. Instead of a 76-mm gun they want

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The descendants of the ancient pishchals

October 8 at the Cultural Center of the Armed Forces of Russian Federation held a conference devoted to the past and future of Russian artillery. The event was dedicated to the 630 th anniversary of its occurrence. As happens in similar conferences, it is not confined alone reports. During the event there was an exhibition of new artillery systems. It should be noted, were represented only layout of promising guns and self-propelled guns, but even they are interested in a particular enthusiasm for the subject.

Less countless models were naval guns. Existing photo and video materials can be complex to

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U.S. ARMY TESTED 155-mm shells with a bundled CORRECTION HM1156

Soldiers of the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment from Fort Bliss (Texas) became the first division, shoot missiles with a set of clear guidance HM1156 during fire test in October at the Yuma Proving Ground (, Arizona).   Set clear guidance or PGK (Precision Guidance Kit), resettled system corrections to GPS and fuse and turns ordinary 155-mm high-explosive shells M549A1 and M795 U.S. Army ammunition almost clear, said Joseph Galyan (Joseph Galyean), managing the overarching test .   Supply troops in sets corrections is expected to start in spring 2013. PGK corrects line ballistic missiles everyday movement to

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IBC Compass has developed GLONASS navigation module for artillery ammunition

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Moscow Design Bureau "Compass" — one of the major Russian developer of navigation tools for the armed forces — successfully tested the GLONASS navigation module for artillery ammunition.

The new module, created as part of the "dynamics" can be installed on new shells, and the existing ones, said a source in the Defense Ministry.

— Module development of "Compass" can screwed into the head of artillery shells and 152 mm above the fuse on a regular place. It includes a combined fuse, GLONASS receiver and control surfaces — aerodynamic control surfaces, which are arranged in

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MBT: The Revolution

Specifically so immodestly translated into the Russian language programs from the title of the German MBT Revolution (Main battle tank revolution), aims to improve the properties of the Leopard 2. For the first time on the development of measures to improve the existing equipment at the show told the Germans Eurosatory-2010 and soon showed a demo tank Leopard 2A4, converted in accordance with the programs.

The main objective pursued by Rheinmetall in the development of MBT Revolution, ordinary and understandable. Changing the concept of modern warfare and the tank, as one of the principal means of waging it, must keep

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The cannon from the pass. The principle of Limonovs bones

The cannon from the pass

Topic of the article — super-fast kinetic weapon. This theme emerged from the analysis of catastrophic events in the Dyatlov Pass in February 1959. Bane 9 travelers on the amount of the available facts, even in the official investigation qualifies as a forcibly using an unknown tool. This was discussed in the articles specifically dedicated to these events, "Unclassified material — though in some places near" and "The dead do not lie."

Since the damage on the bodies of the dead meet power rifle bullet, and the nature of damage points to a very

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M982 Excalibur guided projectile

As reported en.wikipedia.org, highest precision guided artillery projectile M982 Excalibur allows you to confidently use it to engage targets located just 150 meters from its own troops.   Firing range 155 mm shell is 35 km away. M982 Excalibur was used successfully in the summer of 2007 in Iraq. 92% of the projectiles fell just four yards from the aiming point. In 2012, the firing range also achieved 36 km. In 2013, the Pentagon ordered in 2287 at a cost of 53 shells thousand 620 cents per unit, but the number may be less.  

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The fiery hail

MLRS 9K51 "Grad" — Russian multiple rocket launcher 122mm. Created to engage manpower, soft-skinned and lightly armored targets of the enemy, other tasks in different criteria situation. What after all is this infernal machine and what it has the firepower? Let's face it.

Entered service in 1963. It is a 40-receiver set on the chassis of the "Ural-375D."

122-mm multiple rocket launcher 9K51 "Grad" is designed to engage manpower, soft-skinned and lightly armored vehicles, artillery and mortar batteries, command Fri and other targets in the coming tactical depth.

Producers: Our homeland. Ingredients: fighting machine (BM), rockets (PC).

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