Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Best tanks: the heavy tank IS-2. Developed in 1943 by Design Bureau No. 100 under the leadership of A.Ermolaev. Museum of the Soviet Army, Moscow

Best tanks: the heavy tank IS-2. Developed in 1943 by Design Bureau No. 100 under the leadership of A.Ermolaev. A crew – 4 persons. Armament: gun D-25T (122 mm), machine gun DT (7.62 mm). Armor – 20-120 mm. The speed is 37 km / h. Power – 520 hp. Museum of the Soviet Army, Moscow

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Artillery of the USSR: the anti-aircraft gun 52 K (caliber 85 mm). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the anti-aircraft gun 52 K (caliber 85 mm). The gun was created in Kaliningrad (the Moscow region) by M. Loginov. Actively used during the Second World War, and after a long time stood in service until the appearance of anti-aircraft missile systems. Subsequently, a part of these guns was converted for …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Soviet armored fighting vehicles: wheeled-caterpillar flamethrower tank T-46 1. Museum of the Soviet Army, Moscow

Soviet armored vehicles: wheeled-caterpillar flamethrower tank T-46 1. Designed in 1934 by the KB Plant № 185 under the leadership of A. Ivanov. A crew – 3 people. Armament: a cannon of the 1932 model (15 mm), 3 DT machine guns (7.62 mm), 1 CS-45 flamethrower. Armor – 8-15 mm. Power – 320 hp. Museum …

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