Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The Soviet, Russian T-80B “flying” tank. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

The Soviet, Russian T-80B tank. The world’s first tank with a gas turbine engine. For its unique aerodynamic characteristics named a “flying tank”. The basic model of the T-80 entered service with the Soviet Army in 1976 (modification T-80B – in 1978). The main armament is a 125 mm smoothbore tank gun. The T-80B modification …

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P-32 Victory. Soviet long-distance cargo locomotive type 1-5-0

P-32 Victory. Soviet long-distance cargo locomotive type 1-5-0. It is one of the best and most massive Soviet locomotives, which was operated on all railways of all the republics of the former USSR. This locomotive was produced at the Voroshilovgrad plant (Lugansk) in 1952.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1945-1955

Country of origin: USSR

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The rare cross-country vehicle ZIL 49065 Blue bird. Created to search for and evacuate landed crews of spacecrafts. ZiL museum, Moscow

The rare cross-country vehicle ZIL 49065 Blue bird. Created to search for and evacuate landed crews of spacecrafts. Participated in 1992 in providing the world’s first private space launch “Europe-America 500”. Only 25 copies made. Engine – ZIL 130 with tuning, 6 L. Years of production – 1971 – 1991. ZiL museum, Moscow

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