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The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

The project is devoted to the study questions the historical heritage of the Russian army, its traditions, selfless way. We study how the strategic management of forces and means for solving diverse problems. Particular attention is paid to the development of the Armed Forces in Modern stage, assessing the effectiveness of individual steps, as well as military reform in general. Also assessed the views of foreign analysts on the issues of construction of the Russian armed forces.

Six of the most incredible feats of Russian paratroopers conquer the world

"Blue splashed, splashed on vest spread over takes". Blue berets, vests, parachutes and blue sky - it's an essential attribute of fighters have become the elite troops.

02-08-2015 admin 4260 0

Fortress Osowiec

Fortress near Osovets not impressed: low walls, common brick, bushes around. From a distance she did not seem fortress, and some abandoned middle-class school. Captain Schultz, considering the Russian fortifications, grinning: "The German machine will pass over this mound and did not even notice." We shared Baer sergeant commanding attitude, but the soul was somehow restless.

26-07-2015 admin 3205 0

Tank single

Without exaggeration we can say that in the first, the most dramatic days of war cementing foundation of defense of the Red Army were the representatives of the technical branches of service. Tankers, artillerymen, engineers, more literate than the Marines, to better navigate the environment and less panic. Their exceptional exposure can be seen in many battle scenes.

14-07-2015 admin 3046 0

Unequal tank duels. T-70 against "Panther"

Whatever the superiority of the parties to the fighting technique, victories on the battlefield managed to achieve not only the technical superiority of weapons, but also the courage and ingenuity of its owners. During the Great Patriotic War, Soviet tankers on weaker combat vehicles emerged victorious from meetings with the formidable German tanks "Tiger" and "Panther". An example of such confrontation is unequal fight light tank T-70 Junior Lieutenant Gregory Pegova against the German Panther, ended in victory for the Soviet soldiers.

11-07-2015 admin 4458 0

The feat of the tank crew Stepan Horobets

Even the most terrible for Red Army the first months of the Great Patriotic War showed to us a considerable quantity of feats of the Soviet soldiers and officers. These feats will be for ever entered in history of our country. If to speak about tankmen the considerable share of a merit in their feats has been concluded and in their fighting vehicles. For example, known battle of the commander of a tank company of senior lieutenant Kolobanova was completed by destruction of a German tank column from 22 enemy cars not only because of a professional choice of a place for an ambush and harmonious work of all crew of the tank, but also thanks to outstanding characteristics of heavy tank KV-1 which has not brought the crew in that to battle. Everything that to it Germans could make, is to break vision devices and to jam a turret traversing mechanism.

06-07-2015 admin 3896 0