The Lisunov Li-2, originally designated PS-84, was a license-built Soviet-version of the Douglas DC-3. It was produced by Factory №84 in Moscow-Khimki and, after evacuation in 1941, at TAPO in Tashkent. The project was directed by aeronautical engineer Boris Pavlovich Lisunov. Twin-engine monoplane with low-wing, 24-passenger compartment and retractable landing gear. Power – 1000 hp. …More
The Central Armed Forces Museum (рус. Центральный Музей Вооруженных сил) also known as the Museum of the Soviet Army, is located in northern Moscow, Russia, near the Red Army Theater.
The first exposition which showed the military condition of the Soviet Republic and the Red Army was organised in Moscow in the building of today’s State …More
The Vadim Zadorozhny Museum of Technology (рус. Музей техники Вадима Задорожного) is one of the largest in Europe and the largest in Russia private museum of historical technology. Here you can find the best rare exhibits of the last century: airplanes, cars, motorcycles, armored vehicles, steam locomotives, artillery, small arms and household items. Most of …More
122 mm howitzer D-30 of the 1960 model. The mass of the projectile is 2.76 kg. The firing range is 15300 m. The rate of fire is 1-2 shots per minute. A crew – 5 people. Museum of the Soviet Army, MoscowMore
The BM-21 “Grad” is a Soviet truck-mounted 122 mm multiple rocket launcher. The caliber is 122 mm. The mass of the projectile is 90 kg. Range of fire – 21 km. The number of barrels – 40. Museum of the Soviet Army, MoscowMore
Languedoc’s peculiarities include the fact that its inhabitants managed to keep their language. French became the official language in France in 1539. Local dialects began to die out in all regions of the kingdom as a result. Languedoc’s inhabitants were the only ones who managed to preserve their language. About 8 million people speak Occitan …More
The heavy tank KV-1 of the 1941 model. The armor is 75-95 mm. Armament – a gun (75 mm), 3 machine guns (7.62 mm). The speed is 35 km / h. Crew – 5 people. Museum of the Soviet Army, MoscowMore
The M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II. In Britain, the tank was called by two names based on the turret configuration and crew size. Tanks employing US pattern turrets were called the “Lee”, named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Variants using British pattern turrets …More
A steam locomotive by Brush Electrical Engineering Co from 1899 (№281). Falcon engine and Car works
People had already realized at the beginning of the 20th century that submarines were becoming the most dangerous weapon in the world. Marine technology has evolved and improved with each decade. It is terrible to imagine what modern submarines are capable of doing. This is what my post today is about.
Germany began to use this …More