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The Soviet Navy - Aircraft carriers by Sakhal

[fl][i]In the 1980s, the whole strike capability of the Soviet naval aviation was represented by the land-based bombers of the Naval Air Force. The standard model of naval bomber was the Tu-16 "Badger", of which about 250 units remained in service. The la...

[ Date: 2020-10-04 | Length: 20 Kb | Update: Never ]
The Soviet Navy - Surface ships by Sakhal

[fl][i]It was habitual in the classification made on books to place the Soviet warships of the size of cruisers in the same row than the American CG (guided-missile cruiser). However, none of those Soviet ships had been designed for providing an area of d...

[ Date: 2020-10-04 | Length: 29 Kb | Update: Never ]
The Soviet Navy - Submarines by Sakhal

[fl][i]The SSGN denomination corresponds to those submarines moved by nuclear energy and armed with non-nuclear guided missiles, in contrast with the SSBN, submarines which launch ballistic missiles. The SSN denomination corresponds to nuclear-powered att...

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The Soviet Navy - SLBM by Sakhal

[fl][i]The submarines which carry intercontinental ballistic missiles constitute the main threat against those strategic targets deemed as unprotected, namely, cities and industrial areas of a potential enemy. However, the precision of these missiles is i...

[ Date: 2020-10-04 | Length: 14 Kb | Update: Never ]
M1 Abrams main battle tank by Sakhal

For knowing more details about the initial development and characteristics of the M1 Abrams main battle tank, you can visit the article [a]articles/sakhal/chrysler_m-1_main_battle_tank.php[*a]Chrysler M-1 main battle tank[/a].[p] [fl][b]Background[/b][/f...

[ Date: 2019-02-27 | Length: 20 Kb | Update: Never ]
Chrysler M-1 main battle tank by Sakhal

The 1st August 1963 the North American and German governments signed an agreement for the joint development of a tank called MBT-70. Each country formed its own work team and quickly they began to work on the new tank, being completed the first prototypes...

[ Date: 2019-02-26 | Length: 16 Kb | Update: Never ]
FV 4030 Challenger I main battle tank by Sakhal

In 1974 Iran ordered 125 Shir 1 and 1225 Shir 2 to the Royal Ordnance Factory of Leeds. The Shir 1 was actually a latest model of the Chieftain, already in service in large numbers in Iran, fitted with a new propulsion plant constituted by a Rolls-Royce 1...

[ Date: 2018-03-07 | Length: 11 Kb | Update: 2018-12-29 ]
Kalashnikov assault rifles by Sakhal

In 1944 the Germans introduced a rifle calibrated for a new cartridge of lesser power, capable of being fired in full automatic mode. This "assault rifle" very soon proved to be superior to any previous design and after the war the British and the Soviet ...

[ Date: 2017-12-20 | Length: 19 Kb | Update: 2017-12-20 ]
M16 assault rifle by Sakhal

The M16 was initially produced as a private initiative of the company Armalite. Lightweight, manageable and practically without any recoil, it was effective at real combat distances. Since then it has been the ordnance rifle of the United States Army ...

[ Date: 2016-10-15 | Length: 16 Kb | Update: Never ]
Japanese tanks of the Cold War by Sakhal

After the parentheses of the immediate postwar, Japan reorganized its Army as part of the Self-Defense Forces. Despite the constitutional and political limitations, the Japanese industry of armored means produced during the Cold War vehicles comparabl...

[ Date: 2016-09-27 | Length: 14 Kb | Update: Never ]
The modern escort warship by Sakhal

The Task Forces of the United States Navy have their antimissile, antiaircraft and antisubmarine defense entrusted to the Ticonderoga-class cruisers (CG-47 onwards) and the Arleigh Burke- class destroyers (DDG-51 onwards), polyvalent ships provided wit...

[ Date: 2016-05-26 | Length: 18 Kb | Update: Never ]
Soviet rocket artillery - From BM-13 to BM-27 by Sakhal

During several decades the Soviet Union deployed the most powerful multiple-rocket artillery systems, a tendency that led to the huge BM-30 Smerch which as 2018 goes by is currently in service, along with the BM-27 Uragan, with the Russian Army. The diffe...

[ Date: 2015-06-18 | Length: 10 Kb | Update: 2018-02-07 ]
T-72 main battle tank by Sakhal

The Soviet main battle tank T-72 was presented in public for the first time in the commemorative parade of the 60th Aniversary of the Revolution on November 1977. It was the tank of which more units were produced in the Soviet Union and it was exporte...

[ Date: 2015-06-06 | Length: 14 Kb | Update: 2015-07-10 ]
T-64 - The evolution of the Soviet tank by Sakhal

In the second half of the 1960s, the Soviets started to project a replacement for the T-62, whose characteristics of maneuverability and effectiveness were poor in comparison with western main battle tanks, even if the initial impressions had been mor...

[ Date: 2015-06-05 | Length: 19 Kb | Update: Never ]
T-62 main battle tank by Sakhal

The bad prestations of the Egyptian and Syrian tanks T-54 during the Six Day War constituted an unpleasant surprise, equally in Moscow, Cairo and Damascus. If the Soviet Union wanted to continue supporting the Arab regimes, they would need a better ma...

[ Date: 2015-06-04 | Length: 9 Kb | Update: 2015-06-06 ]
Soviet strategic missiles - From SS-16 to SS-20 by Sakhal

From the mid 1960s, United States interrupted the development of new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM). But during the fifteen years following that time, the Soviet Union put in service more than half a dozen of new ICBM, which in some cases ...

[ Date: 2015-06-02 | Length: 16 Kb | Update: Never ]
Leopard I main battle tank by Sakhal

Background In some aspects, Germany was in the period immediately after the Second World War an even bleaker country that it had been in 1919. Divided in two, with the Soviet Union occupying the eastern part of the country and the Allies the rest, it...

[ Date: 2015-05-16 | Length: 15 Kb | Update: 2016-09-29 ]
AMX-30 main battle tank by Sakhal

Background Ending the Second World War, France quickly developed three armored vehicles: the light tank AMX-13, the reconnaissance vehicle armed with a heavy cannon Panhard EBR 8x8 and the heavy tank AMX-50. This latter was a particularly interesting...

[ Date: 2015-05-15 | Length: 26 Kb | Update: 2016-09-28 ]
Soviet strategic missiles - From SS-9 to SS-15 by Sakhal

From the mid 1960s, United States interrupted the development of new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM). But during the fifteen years following that time, the Soviet Union put in service more than half a dozen of new ICBM, which in some cases - sp...

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Air-to-surface tactical missiles by Sakhal

During the 1970s the development of air-to-surface missiles for tactical uses experimented a notable progress, above all regarding anti-ship, anti-radar and precision guidance systems. Here starts a chapter in which, as it happens with a good share of...

[ Date: 2015-01-28 | Length: 16 Kb | Update: Never ]
Air war over Vietnam by Sakhal

Air attack against North Vietnam From the large bombers to the agile fighters, from the tankers to the helicopters, from the turbojet to the piston engine, the most varied typology of aircraft was used in the most diverse missions in the Vietnamese s...

[ Date: 2015-01-21 | Length: 19 Kb | Update: Never ]
Electronic air war during the Vietnam War by Sakhal

During the Vietnam War electronic war constituted a long and acerbated conflict in which the warlike elements of both sides demanded from scientists and technicians a constant renovation of measures and countermeasures in which each progress was to be cou...

[ Date: 2015-01-20 | Length: 8 Kb | Update: Never ]
The infantry at combat in the Vietnam War by Sakhal

[fl][i]As in any conventional war, in the Vietnam War the bulk of the confrontations was carried by the infantry. This article showcases some of the warlike activities carried by the armies of United States and South Vietnam, through a detailed descriptio...

[ Date: 2015-01-19 | Length: 18 Kb | Update: 2019-01-01 ]
Soviet rocket artillery - From Katyusha to Smerch by Sakhal

Two Russian state-owned corporations, SPLAV and Rosvoorouzhenie, presented in the shooting range at Orenburg, ending the 20th century, an improved version of the multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) BM-21 "Grad", a system in use in Russia and in other...

[ Date: 2015-01-16 | Length: 15 Kb | Update: 2015-01-16 ]
ZSU-57-2 and ZSU-23-4 anti-aircraft artillery by Sakhal

ZSU-57-2 The ZSU-57-2 was the first Soviet self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery system that entered service in large scale after the Second World War (in 1955-56). It was introduced in the Red Army to provide anti-aircraft defense to the armored fo...

[ Date: 2015-01-14 | Length: 8 Kb | Update: Never ]