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They were the first (not Grand thoughts about the Afghan war)
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

The country celebrated the anniversary of withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan. In this regard, I want to focus on one of the Afghan lessons. No, I'm not going to write about geopolitics or about the problem of global Islamic terrorism, which Russia started this war. Want to talk about purely military aspect, the willingness of the army to conduct combat operations.

17-02-2018 admin 756 0

Near miss flight to the moon
Проект: New in Science

Not all models of manned spacecraft to reach a full flight crew. This could be and finish, but the further fate of the ship can arise in different ways. Buran, the Soviet answer to the space Shuttle has made just one test flight. And in the eyes of many he is already one of this flight surpassed the Shuttle, making unmanned the fact that the Shuttle was always doing pilots. In the end, his fame he can compete with some of the ships, which successfully flew people. Some of the other ships almost forgotten and seldom mentioned outside specialized sites. One of these ships could greatly affect the results of the lunar race, but instead fell victim to Soviet secrecy.

06-02-2018 admin 602 0

Were the Americans on the moon, the sequel: the gun went on
Проект: On the national idea

Known teleobservation Alexei Pushkov makes, in my opinion, a sensible political reporting, but it shows a flippant attitude to science. It bothers me more than the question of whether Americans on the moon. Alexey Pushkov, member of the State Duma, the representative of the political elite. I see here a common root with the disrespectful attitude of this part of society to science, including to the national academic science.

14-01-2018 admin 747 0

The turn of the 9 th company. The story of the legendary battle for hill 3234
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

7-8 January 1988 took the fight for hill 3234, which became the legend of the Afghan war.

08-01-2018 admin 1038 0

Russian MiG-25 flew so fast that it destroyed its own engines
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

In contrast to the older MiG-21, operating the MiG-25 remains very small. Most of them are in the air force of Algeria and the Syrian Arab Republic, although in recent years there have been reports that the MiG-25 returned to service in Libya. Most of the "flying foxes" was decommissioned shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and some remained for some time in the air force of the former Soviet republics. Iraqi MiG-25 was mostly destroyed during the war in the Persian Gulf, and those that remained were destroyed in the operation "desert Storm".

30-12-2017 admin 721 0

The ultimate dream of any intelligence in the world
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

December 28 marks 110 years since the birth of the head of Soviet intelligence of Paul of Phytin, the man who emerged victorious from the confrontation with the strongest intelligence agencies of the world.

30-12-2017 admin 582 0

The sad story of "Zenit"
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

Alas, the success of a technical system does not always depends only on its excellence. And the sad story of the carrier rocket "Zenit" clearly shows how great the technical side of the rocket instead of a brilliant career and outstanding achievements were in a situation when you have to just survive. December 26 kicks off the last of the already made "Zenith" and, despite the news this year, it may be the last in the history of this launch vehicle.

27-12-2017 admin 797 0

Soviet designers found a way out of "dead end tank"
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

Exactly one hundred years ago, ended the battle of Cambrai – the first battle in which tanks were used EN masse. Since then the tank has come a long way, going up to the point where the tanks could disappear like the cavalry. However, the latest developments, which had a hand in the Soviet designers, tank forces promise a bright future.

14-12-2017 admin 2810 0

Feat teacher , saved from deportation to Germany 3225 children and adolescents
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

On behalf of the command of the partisan units "dad",the girl scout Isaevna Volsky had to withdraw from the occupied territory of Smolensk region, several thousand children and teenagers in the rear. They had to go more than 200 miles through forests and swamps of Smolensk across the front line to the station Toropets, Kalinin (Tver) region to there train to go to the rear.

01-12-2017 admin 524 0

The squad leader of the recon team of the Northern Fleet. Perhaps the best master of unarmed combat
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Bullet - a fool, the bayonet - well done. In this old saying hidden wisdom: a rifle or machine can jam, bullets can run out, in the end, it can be easy to miss. Another thing - a bayonet, or better yet, your own fist, it will not let you down. The story of the soldiers of the great Patriotic war, who fought the enemy hand to hand.

21-11-2017 admin 545 0

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