Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Artillery of the USSR: the field gun M-46 (130 mm). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the field gun M-46 (130 mm). Entered service in 1954. The gun was in service in 30 countries (from Angola to Egypt and Vietnam to Iraq).

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1946 – 1971

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 3256 items

Weight: 7.7 t

Range of fire: 27 km

Crew: 9 persons

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Artillery of the USSR: the self-propelled gun (203 mm) 2 S7 Peon. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the self-propelled gun (203 mm) 2 S7 Peon. Entered service in 1975. The world’s most powerful 203 mm self-propelled gun has become a symbol of the high achievements of the Soviet military potential. The gun is designed to defeat the targets of a nuclear attack and other powerful fire weapons.

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Missile defense systems: the 2K11 Krug is a Soviet and now Russian medium-range, medium-to-high altitude surface-to-air missile (SAM) system

Missile defense systems: the 2K11 Krug is a Soviet and now Russian medium-range, medium-to-high altitude surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. The system was designed by NPO Novator and produced by Kalinin Machine Building Plant. NATO classification – SA-4 Ganef. The complex is designed to engage all types of aircraft at speeds of up to 700 m …

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The Soviet anti-aircraft missile system Strela-10 (9 A35). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

The Soviet anti-aircraft missile system Strela-10 (9 A35). The complex is designed to  cover ground forces in all types of combat, as well as small-sized military and civilian targets from low-flying weapons (airplanes, helicopters, missiles, drones). The machine can fight against all targets both autonomously and in a centralized management system.

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Strategic Missile Troops of the USSR: the mobile anti-aircraft missile system S-75. Developed in the NPO Almaz (general designer – A. Raspletin) in 1957

Strategic Missile Troops of the USSR: the mobile anti-aircraft missile system S-75. Developed in the NPO “Almaz” (general designer – A. Raspletin) in 1957. The most widely used in the history of air defense forces throughout the world. S-75 various modifications were exported to more than 40 countries, including Finland. A total of 800 divisions …

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