19 Star Wars

Star Wars

Posted on February 11, 2010 by team


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In the 1960s-80s in the USSR there was fulfilled a great number of satellite killers tests. During this warfare there were launched land ballistic missiles, antimissiles, military satellites (including counterweapons) and it made a great impression on the USA. This warfare of the Soviet nuclear force was called “7-hours Nuclear War”, it forced America to start creation of antisatellite and anti-missile systems of new generation.

“Star Wars” program – the Strategic Defense Initiative proclaimed by Ronald Reagan (1983).

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In the USA there were a lot of exotic projects of space battle station with use of kinetic, laser and particle beam weapons.

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The Soviet maneuverable satellites “Polyot-1” and “Polyot”-2 (Flight-1 and 2) made to fight American military spy-satellites.

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NPO Energia – a military missile station equipped with laser and missile weapons.

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On the basis of NPO Energia there were developed two weapon systems: 17F19 “Skif” – applying laser weapons and 17F111 “Kaskad” – a system applying missile weapons.

The missile station “Kaskad”.

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Interception missile.

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For orbiting rockets testing it was decided to mount them on cargo vehicles “Progress”.

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The space station for terrestrial targets destruction applying self-contained modules with destruct units of ballistic and glide types.

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The Remote Weapon Station is on its mission.

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“Buran” shuttle. In fact its destructive units represent glide nuclear bombs.

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“Skif” station.

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“Skif-D” project. The vehicle was 40m long, its max. diameter was 4.1m and weight was approximately 95 tons.

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19 Responses to “Star Wars”

  1. SSSR says:

    All right now,interesting post :)

    I like the movie Spies Like Us,that is interesting too.

  2. Kilroy Was Here says:

    All just a dream…

  3. Kirov says:

    if false kirov posts here please tell him to die.

  4. New Fake Kirov says:

    5th!!!!!!!!!! Lots of things and stuff in Russia.

  5. Ones says:

    Very exiting post…. thanx

  6. are you kidding says:

    Keep dreaming

  7. TaupeyAna says:

    Wonderful Post! Thank You!

    Don’t get fiesty with me young man, I’ll turn you over my knees and spank your adorable Finnish ass but good!

  8. Musa says:

    Ooo… Nerd stuff! This is great post!

  9. Ivana Benderova says:

    Russia is a nation of “Space Cadets.”

  10. Frankie says:

    Gorbie says: “HOLY PICKLES!”

  11. James in Milwaukee says:

    What an incredibly huge waste of money on both sides.

  12. I can’t just figure out why nasa’s and the ussr spaceship looks the same.

    • Philippe says:

      In my opinion, the same looks is dependant from space contraints and physical laws, and also from both rivals spying…

  13. alessio says:

    Gorbachov,A great man!

  14. tom says:

    nice conception it is one of those things that makes me think, what if…

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