To Armourgedon and Back!

Tucked away in rural Leicestershire is a company offering a wide range of services that will no doubt be of interest to military vehicle enthusiasts and owners. While Armageddon offer a range of services that include paintball experiences, tank and military vehicle driving, vehicle restoration services and vehicle sales, they arc perhaps better known for being the only place in the world where customers can take part in a tank-to-tank paintball battle!

If you’re not familiar with them, Armageddon are a company going places, having expanded considerably since they started out and now boast a range of vehicles, from main

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T-55. Bruno Carsuzaa converts the 1:16 Hooben T-55A

Not wanting to confine myself to the WWII period, I was looking for an original modern subject. Unfortunately, modern tank kits in the 1:16 scale are very few, so when I saw the first photographs of the T55-A kit from the Chinese brand HOOBEN, I did not hesitate. This tank, thanks to its exceptional longevity makes it possible to model a vast number of versions from many different conflicts. Eventually I decided to model the Iraqi Enigma version because of its futuristic shape, its rarity and for the pleasure of making the additional armour from scratch. After several weeks of

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Spiny eels: they do breed in captivity!

When I bought my Macrognathus maculatus almost three years ago (they were sold to me as M. circumcinctus), I had no idea that one day I would breed them. It is amazing how little information is available about this group of fishes, since they have been established in the hobby for so long. The notion that they would not breed in captivity, at least without hormones, was well known to me. But soon I was to be taught a lesson!

I acquired my Frecklefin Spiny Eels in a group of three because of my deeply held view that no animal

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«I want this», — said Hamlet, pointing to a large, in a reversal, advertisements Total Annihilation in a gourmet magazine. On the poster somewhere crept shamelessly dimensional tanks, exciting and mysterious bulge hills were dark hollows. Small arrows with captions for a particularly slow-witted explained what exactly should be affected in this case. It had a lot of arrows. «Everyone wants» — exclaimed apathetic people around Hamlet. Time passed, and that was right before the few become the property of all. The picture on the poster come to life, the arrows have disappeared as unnecessary crutches and a wave of total annihilation swept around the world. Editorial .EXE is no exception.

They have deduced the formula of the human soul. They learned how to record it on an electronic medium and placed in an iron machine body. CORE gave immortality to people, but not all that gift came to taste. The war lasted four thousand years. Scientists ARM dressed his men in bronekostyumy and learned to clone completion. Inside combat robots CORE rained sparks electronic soul-beens. The confrontation has put the two sides to the brink of extinction, and now only a handful of the once huge armies continue the senseless struggle. 25 missions separate us from the complete destruction of

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GREAT WAR HORNET

In the William Foster and Co. Ltd engine record book for late 1917 there are several entries for engines intended for a new tank, designated the Mk VI. This seems a little odd at first glance as the Mk VI was a heavy tank proposed in June 1917. The Mk VI had only gone as far as the wooden mock-up stage before being cancelled. The tank was such a radical departure from the heavy rhomboids of the time that the project came to nothing, so why were Fosters mentioning the Mk VI in their order books?

The mystery is solved

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Danville Tank Museum

By my count, I’ve visited close to 400 military museums of different sizes and shapes in three or four-dozen countries, but the American Armor Foundation Tank Museum in the small town of Danville, Virginia, is one for the books. Danville (population 43,000), on U.S. Highway 29 in rural southern Virginia is hardly where you’d expect to find a world-class tank museum.

Tucked away under some trees, the museum boasts an impressive collection of 118 vehicles, which includes tanks, armoured personnel carriers, armoured cars, and tracked and wheeled artillery. Throw in some mobile anti-aircraft guns, a smattering of amphibious vehicles, Jeeps,

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GREEN FIVE YEARS IN BAKU

About how the capital of Azerbaijan has become one of the most «green» cities in the world, he said in an interview with our correspondent L. Gerchikova first secretary of the Party Committee of Baku Vagif Huseynov Aliev.

From Moscow to Baku — fly a little less than three hours. But in front of me during that time flew nearly six decades. Deciding to better prepare for the upcoming interview, I stocked up quite a lot of reference material and as soon as the plane took off, opened one of them — faded from time to time «Guide to the

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WAR without gaps

The problem of increasing cross was always relevant. But even a tank on the roads has a margin of safety: with numerous illustrations mired in mud fighting vehicles example. One of the favorite exercises negligent tank — tank solemn landing on its belly. To like this happened, the engineers have to go to various tricks

In May 1940 at the address of the People’s Commissar of Defense KE Voroshilov received a letter from the Novocherkassk Industrial Institute. Sergo Ordzhonikidze. Voroshilov were often letters with unusual ideas about the creation of various types of equipment. This time, Voroshilov wrote Associate Professor

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Argentine Nahuel

Santiago Rivas describes the Nahuel DL 43, the first Latin American tank

The DL 43 was the first tank to be designed and built in Latin America, and despite only serving briefly with the Argentine Army, they were the beginning of what would later become one of the most important tank forces in the region. As with all Latin American countries, the beginning of the use of the tank in Argentina was very slow. In 1920 the Argentine Army received a total of twelve Renault FT 17 tanks, which were not well liked and the light tanks were finally sold

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Active protection or optical-electronic suppression?

Recently, in various media and online publications received increased attention active protection systems (KAZ). The surge of such interest is not accidental. We can assume that it is linked largely to advertising Israel, establishing the supposedly invulnerable to ATGM and RPG system of active protection of the tank «Trophy». And our high chiefs, forgetting that it was in the Soviet Union created the first KAZ «Drozd» began to shout in unison, that here it is — a panacea for all ills. But no one wondered why the same «Drozd» did not become a mass?

The obvious is the fact

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