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Armata – The new main battle tank of the Russian army

For years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union the Russian army was only upgrading the existing tanks in its fleet. It was simply...

BTR-T – The new Russian IFV made out of the obsolete...

The Chechen war was one of the most severe tests the Russian state faced after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It took the...

Admiral Gorshkov class frigates – the backbone of the new Russian...

Once the Russian emperor Alexei the 3rd said that Russia has only two real allies – its army and its fleet. During the troublesome...

Sukhoi SU-34 Fullback, the best fighter bomber in the world

The Russian (previously Soviet) armed forces were always very strong when it comes to aviation and they always had a thoroughbred fighter bomber in...

Mi-28N Havoc, the Russian tank killing helicopter

Ever since the Mi-24 Hind has entered service in early 1970’s, the Soviet high command was working on surpassing its abilities and keeping the...

Khrizantema-S, the tank destroyer of the 21st century

Ever since the first successful Soviet ATGM Malutka appeared on the battlefield, the need to make a mobile system carrying it was more than...

BMD-4M, the Russian VDV’s new IFV

Ever since the late 1960's the airborne units of the Soviet Union had their own fighting vehicles. The similar attempt was made with the...

Terrorist Nukes – The Ultimate Menace?

Nuclear weapons are the most destructive devices ever created. Could terrorists detonate one in a city? Since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima...

Sukhoi’s Stealth Killer – the PAK FA

With its new PAK FA design the Russian Sukhoi company plans to challenge the dominance of western fighters. The Soviet Union was a major exporter of...

Patriotski – The S-300 Surface to Air Missile

The Almaz/Antey S-300P series is Russia's most formidable tactical surface to air missile One area of technology where Russia has never lagged behind the west...

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