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20.01.2021
Российская газета

Video: equipment from Russia showed its capabilities at the exercises in Algeria

Russian-made military equipment demonstrated its power at the exercises of the Algerian army.

During the training operations, both the latest models and those that have been used for a long time in the land forces of this state were used. For example, the BTR-60 PB armored personnel carriers developed in the 60s, which confidently hit targets with their 14.5-mm KPVT machine guns.

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20.01.2021
ТАСС

Combat module "Hunter" for armored vehicles "Typhoon" received a new machine gun

In this configuration, it will also be delivered to the Navy

NPO Elektromashina (part of Uralvagonzavod of Rostec State Corporation) has successfully completed tests of the remote-controlled Hunter combat module for Typhoon-K armored vehicles with a new version of the 6P49 machine gun. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the UVZ.

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18.01.2021
WarSpot

"Clamshell" from Tula

In the 80s and 90s, due to the aggravation of the criminal situation in a number of countries, there was a demand for quite exotic weapons in the form of folding submachine guns of concealed carry. Their fate eventually turned out differently, and the Russian PP-90 and PP-90M for some time became the standard weapon of police operatives.

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15.01.2021
ТАСС

Media: India will soon begin licensed production of AK-203 assault rifles

The cost of one AK-203 will be $958, The Economic Times notes

TASS, January 14. India will soon launch production under the license of the Russian Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles at the plant in Korva (Uttar Pradesh). This was reported by the Indian newspaper The Economic Times.

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14.01.2021
ЦАМТО

The Norwegian Armed Forces ordered the latest version of the Karl-Gustav grenade launcher"

On January 11, the Swedish company Saab announced the signing of a framework agreement with the command of the Norwegian Armed Forces for the supply of 84-mm Karl-Gustav hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers of the M4 version.

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13.01.2021
РИА Новости

"Now not like the Muscovites": the Ukrainian army went all-in

Ukraine still leaves no hope to join NATO — the country's defense Ministry has transferred military rank codes military ranks of the Alliance. In Kiev, they stressed that this is another step away from the" outdated "Soviet army system and with each reform, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are becoming more" European "and"progressive". It doesn't really change much.

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13.01.2021
bmpd.livejournal.com

The plant named after V. A. Malyshev received 125-mm guns of Soviet production under the guise of " new Ukrainian"

Pre-trial investigation established that officials of GP "Design Bureau "Artillery armament" appropriated funds of the State enterprise "Plant them. V. A. Malysheva" in especially large sizes while supply last tank guns of 125 mm Soviet production under the guise of new barrels production enterprise "KB "AO" (model KBA-3).

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11.01.2021
Российская газета

Scouts are armed with a 9-mm pistol "Grach"

In the coming year, the Ground Forces will continue to be equipped with modern equipment and weapons, including special-purpose ones. For example, the press service of the Eastern Military District reported that the scouts of the combined-arms army in the Amur region are now mastering the 9-mm Yarygin "Grach" pistol of the latest modification.

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08.01.2021
Российская газета

Baptism of fire "Black Shark": how the Ka-50 first took part in the battle

On January 6, 2001, a Ka-50 attack helicopter took off from the Severny airfield for a combat mission in Grozny. The pilot needed to test the tactics and weapons of the Black Shark for the first time in a real situation.

In order to get into the combat zone, two Ka-50s and a Ka-29 guidance helicopter had to fly from Torzhok to Chechnya. In flight, the combat strike group was accompanied by a Mi-8 helicopter.

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30.12.2020
ЦАМТО

New collimator sights were adopted by motorized rifle units in the Bryansk region

New collimator sights were adopted by motorized rifle units of the combined arms Army of the Western Military District in the Bryansk region. Battalion tactical groups will use 1P63 and 1P29 sights for small arms already at the first field exit in the winter training period.

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29.12.2020
Российская газета

Replacement of the famous Soviet machine gun KPV created in China

Soviet 14.5 mm KPV machine guns continue to be in service in many countries around the world. There are options for infantry units, anti-aircraft and for equipping armored vehicles. The latter, such as in North Korea, are installed on tanks of various modifications, including local clones of the T-62.

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29.12.2020
Газета.ru

"Security sector reform": why Russia sent armored vehicles to the CAR

The Ministry of Defense told about the delivery of Russian armored vehicles to the CAR

The CAR received a batch of armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicles from Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Shortly before that, it became known that an additional 300 military instructors were sent there. This is happening against the backdrop of an escalating internal conflict in the African Republic.

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25.12.2020
bmpd.livejournal.com

Georgia want to buy combat drones and additional anti-tank systems Javelin

According to the correspondent of the newspaper "VZGLYAD" in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2021 intends "in cooperation with its strategic partner - America" to purchase an additional batch of Javelin anti-tank missile systems "to strengthen the anti-tank defense capabilities." This was stated on December 22, 2020 by acting defense Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili.

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23.12.2020
ЦАМТО

Scouts of the VVO started using the latest AK-12 submachine gun in the conditions of the far Eastern winter

At the training ground in the Amur region, scouts of the combined arms army of the Eastern military district conducted the first shooting using the latest AK-12 submachine gun in the winter conditions of the Far East. The weapon was tested at a temperature of-25-30 deg. C.

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23.12.2020
Военно-промышленный курьер

A plastic gun

The domestic shooting industry makes up for lost time

Technologists and design engineers of the Central research Institute of precision engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH, part of rostec) have long used the remarkable qualities of polymers in their developments. High strength, low specific gravity, durability, high corrosion resistance, heat resistance, cheapness of these materials-this is what allows you to improve the design of weapons and military equipment.

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22.12.2020
Техкульт

It took the US army almost a year to develop protective masks against coronavirus

In the near future, the US army will receive special CCFC face masks to protect against COVID-19, the losses from which this year were quite comparable to combat. According to Air Force Magazine, 117,736 cases of the disease were reported among military and civilian personnel in the United States, 129 of which ended fatally.

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21.12.2020
Независимое военное обозрение

What will be the laser weapon in Russia and in the world

the truth and myths about the light scalpel

In February 2020, near the island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, an American anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon was illuminated and blinded by a laser from a Chinese destroyer. This incident, some believe, marked the beginning of the open use of laser weapons as an independent system. From that moment on, they started talking about the rapid spread of laser weapon combat systems (LO).

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21.12.2020
Российская газета

Chinese armored vehicle inspired engineers from the DPRK to create an armored personnel carrier

Development from China helped designers from North Korea to create their own tracked armored personnel carrier, which received a large number of modifications.

It is known that in the 70-80 years, many samples of weapons that entered the army of the People's Republic of China were copies of foreign, mainly Soviet military equipment.

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10.12.2020
Деловая газета "Взгляд"

How can Russia regain its position on the global arms market

The share of Russian companies in the global arms market is falling catastrophically. And this is not someone who claims it, but a very authoritative source-the Swedish research center SIPRI. How well-founded are such statements, what impact do US sanctions have on the Russian arms trade, and what promising market is opening up for Russia now?

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10.12.2020
Интерфакс-АВН

State tests of the Uran-9 combat robot are being completed, work on the "Companion" and "Assault" continues - the commander-in-chief of the Ground forces

Work on the creation of heavy-and medium-class robotic systems "Sturm" and "Soratnik" continues, their introduction will change the ways of using combined-arms formations in the conduct of combat operations, said the commander-in-chief of the Land forces, army General Oleg Salyukov.

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