Today we'll have a chance to see the preparation for the maneuvers on gun support river motorboats that take place in the Caspian Sea.
These are more like canoes than ships
The river patrol boats should be in museum. Last one was made in 1971. Age explains the smoky engines.
A. Bunka here. I hope they hand out gas masks, look at that exhaust.
I love those traditional sailor uniforms with the big square collar and the round billess hats with the ribbons hanging down their backs and their stripped undershirts too.
The exhaust smoke is just a bit of soot burn, look at it’s colour. It’ll clear once they get some grunt behind them.
The “main gun” turret was taken straight from the PT-76 light tank.
Why is on the cap, picture no. 28 written Baltijskij flot? When its (if) in Astrakhan?
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