Tactical Helicopter – Chinook

The Chinook’s RAF role is explained by Ken Delve.

The role

OF ALL THE ROLES examined in this series, that of the tactical helicopter has the most recent operational introduction, having a history of less than 40 years. Like a number of the other roles, this arose as a secondary consideration to the original concept for the operational employment of the helicopter. Helicopter development was slow and uncertain in the mid 1940s but by the late 1940s the Americans had taken the lead in this sphere.

Despite these early trials, there was a distinct lack of enthusiasm for the potential

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Sukhoi Su-34 adopted by the Russian Air Force

MOSCOW, March 20. (ARMS-TASS). New frontline bomber Su-34 Russian government decision adopted by the Russian Air Force. This was stated by ARMS-TASS source in the military-industrial complex (MIC). He recalled that the bomber was the whole cycle of flight tests and has long been available to the troops. Mass production of modern machines deployed at the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant (NAE comes to holding «Dry»). In December 2013 «Dry» successfully graduated from the execution of the first contract for the supply of 32 Russian Air Force Su-34 bombers, concluded in 2008, and has embarked on a second contract to supply

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West prepares for war with Russia

President of the Academy of Geopolitical problems, Doctor of Military Sciences Konstantin Sivkov commented re NATO tactical aviation for the introduction of nuclear weapons that, in his opinion, could be a sign of preparation for war with Russia. Crimea voted for joining the Russian Federation, despite the saturated pressure of a diplomatic and informational management of. The reaction of Western elites now proved to be very low-key, it is not such as could be expected, judging by the size and strength of the previous pressure. While no severe economic sanctions was taken. Tightening their adoption reduces the relevance and

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Successful launch TRK Point held in Kaliningrad

Start of tactical missiles "Point" is made in the Kaliningrad region on the Baltic Fleet missile exercises, the press service of the Western Military District.

"A tactical missile, following the flight of a ballistic trajectory, successfully hit the command post of the imaginary enemy. Target accuracy was 97% damaged area — about 7 hectares, "- said the press service.

It notes that this is the first launch of tactical missiles "Point" in the Kaliningrad region for the past three years.

Missile "ground-to-ground" was launched at the Baltic Fleet Training Ground "Pavenkovo." Start completed the next phase of training units Guards

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Special tactical doctrine MVD special forces of the Russian Federation

Serviceman 604 th SPC MVD Russia

  Anti-terrorist special tactical exercises special units of internal troops of Russia

March 27 the Day of Russian Interior Ministry troops at the site of a separate division operational use in Balashikha (New Village) passed a comprehensive anti-terrorism special tactical exercises, with the participation of aircraft interior troops, units of a separate division of the operational purpose (Odon), and 604 soldiers On the center of a special purpose and the 33rd Special Forces "Relight" CRK MVD of Russia.

According to legend, the teachings of internal forces in the

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Exercises held in the Baltic Fleet

In the Baltic Fleet will be held tactical exercises of different forces on amphibious landings and defense of the coast.

At Thursday, August 30, at the site "Khmelevka" in the Kaliningrad region will control tactical exercise groups of naval forces by landing on unequipped coast. Marines in the fire support ship strike group, as well as ground attack and fighter aircraft of the Western Military District (WEST) will land from the sea to the coast and a foothold for the development of the offensive.

The landing will be made with large amphibious ships and aircraft transport aircraft BF. To assist

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For the first time in SOUTH artillery during the exercise using UAVs

Gunners of the 58th Army of the Southern Military District (SOUTH) during tactical exercises with live fire in the camp at the site collection Tarskoe (Republic of North Ossetia — Alania) first used the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

As conceived by the teachings in this area made a reconnaissance drone and determined the coordinates of targets and then send the data to the control units of artillery fire. Later, after the decision to kill the identified targets using UAVs produced ranging objectives and control of their defeat. The use of aircraft has allowed experts to monitor

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Anti-aircraft gunners destroyed the enemy missiles during the exercise in Astrakhan

In the tactical training was attended by about 500 troops and 50 units of military and special equipment ASD.

The active phase of military exercise with live-fire air defense troops connections Aerospace Defense (ASD) was completed at the site "Ashuluk" hit all the targets, said on Thursday, a representative of the press service of the Defense Ministry and information on East Col. Alexei Zolotukhin.

Just a tactical exercise was attended by about 500 troops and 50 units of military and special equipment ASD.

"Fighting fire with S-300" Favorite "conducted as a

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Vladivostok began teaching Marines Russian Pacific Fleet

In Vladivostok, the troop shooting "Ermine" began holding special tactical training of military divers Engineering assault company, grenade throwers and archers tower armored Marines Russian Pacific Fleet. During the exercise, Marines consolidate skills in the use of weapons and military equipment, movements on the battlefield and equipment fortifications. Under the guidance of experienced instructors divers scouts will take part in the descent into the water, learn to disarm antilanding floating and bottom mines. In 2013 academic year in conjunction Marine Coastal Forces Pacific Fleet has conducted more than 10 tactical exercises, hundreds of firings of small arms and

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The production of new aircraft tactical missiles X-31AD

Aviation tactical high-speed anti-ship missile Kh-31AD is designed to destroy military (Airborne), surface ships and cargo ships from the battle groups (convoys) or the next single. In comparison with its prototype (X-31A) of the rocket increased by 15% power of the warhead. Firing range increased by almost 2-fold.

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