Artillery of the USSR: 45-mm anti-tank gun of the 1937 model. Studio MosfilmMore
Weapons of the “Cold War”: the remains of the American reconnaissance aircraft Lockheed U-2.On 1 May 1960, a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down by the Soviet Air Defence Forces while performing photographic aerial reconnaissance deep into Soviet territory. The single-seat aircraft, flown by pilot Francis Gary Powers, was hit by an S-75 …More
The armies of the world: the operating model of the heavy German tank T-1 Tiger (Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. E). The Tiger I is a German heavy tank of World War II deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe, usually in independent heavy tank battalions. Its final designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E often shortened …More
Armoured vehicles of the USSR: BDRM-2. Ramenskoye city park. The BRDM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina, Боевая Разведывательная Дозорная Машина, literally “Combat Reconnaissance/Patrol Vehicle”) is an amphibious armoured patrol car used by Russia and the former Soviet Union. Is in use in at least 38 countries.More
Armored vehicles of the USSR. BTR-70. Ramenskoye city park. The BTR-70 is an eight-wheeled armored personnel floating carrier (Russian: бронетранспортер) originally developed by the Soviet Union during the late 1960s under the manufacturing code GAZ-4905.
Sant Joan, Fire Festival (Cremada de falles), Andorra la Vella 23.06.2016
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Armies of the world: the Soviet T-80 tank. Ramenskoye city park. The T-80 is a third-generation main battle tank (MBT) designed and manufactured in the Soviet Union. When it entered service in 1976, it was the first MBT in the world to feature a powerful multifuel turbine engine as its main propulsion engine.More
The armies of the world: the tank M3 Lee. Mosfilm sudio museum. 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 …More
The Andorran Government approved the draft law “On amendments and additions to the Penal code” requiring tougher punishment for such crimes as attempted murder and unlawful use of the weapons. These crimes are equated to the serious crimes, and could not be sentenced conditionally.
The initiative was announced by the Minister of justice, social and internal …More
Carnival in Encamp, Andorra, 06.02.2016
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