Let us have a look at the exhibits of Central Armed Forces Museum.
English rifles, turnout 1914, 1937.
A German Mauser gun, 6,35mm, turnout 1910-1914. From a private collection of I. Stalin.
7,62mm aircraft machine gun of Shpitalny and Komarinsky system.
Machine gun MG-34, Germany.
7,62mm – Schmeisser submachine gun, turnout 1944, MP-44, “Sturmgewehr”, Germany.
Missiles development has been launched in the USSR since the 20s. The first samples were made in 1938 for aircrafts arming. At the same time there was started the development of multiple launch rocket system for the land arms. BM-13 was made by a group of engineers under auspices of I. Gvai. In June, 21st , 1941, there was made up a decision about the series manufacturing. In the guard mortar unit effective there were 38 separate battalions, 114 regiments, 11 maintenance parties and 7 divisions of rocket artillery.