Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BRM-1 is a combat-reconnaissance vehicle. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BRM-1 is a combat-reconnaissance vehicle. Developed on the basis of BMP-1 in KB “Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant” and was created as a replacement in reconnaissance units of the light floating PT-76 tank. Serially produced at the Kurgan Auto Plant.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1972-1978

Country of origin: USSR

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Combat aviation of the USSR: MiG-17. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Combat aviation of the USSR: MiG-17. The success of the MiG-15 model made the appearance of its upgraded MiG-17 model unavoidable. The first and most important change made to the design is a new wing with a sweep angle of 45 degrees.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1951-1969

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 10824 items

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Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BTR-70. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BTR-70. The BTR-70 was developed in 1971 in the design office of the Gorky Automobile Plant by I. Mukhin in order to improve the characteristics of the BTR-60.  The initial production was at GAZ, however, later in 1981 the production was transferred to the Arzamas auto parts plant. Modifications …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Armored vehicles of the USSR: R-145 BM Chayka (Seagull) – command vehicle. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored vehicles of the USSR: R-145 BM Chayka (Seagull) – command vehicle. The mobile complex, mounted on the basis of the armored personnel carrier BTR-60PA, and including a dual simplex variant of VHF radio station R-111, VHF radio station R-123 MT, HF radio station P-130 M, call device P-012 M, a set of antenna-mast devices …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Armored vehicles of the USSR: BTR-60PB. Combat wheel-floating vehicle. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored vehicles of the USSR: BTR-60PB. Combat wheel-floating vehicle, which is designed to transport motorized rifle subunits to the battlefield, perform reconnaissance tasks and guard military columns, fight against enemy manpower, as well as low-flying air targets. The model was created at the Gorky Automobile Plant under the leadership of V. Dedkov and entered the …

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