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10 Military Treasury of Moscow

Military Treasury of Moscow

Posted on June 17, 2012 by team


We are at the Central Armed Forces Museum of Moscow. Where else one can see so much military equipment in one place?

The museum has been existing since 1919, in the new building – since 1965. It’s one of the largest historic and military country museums. More or less modern equipment was brought here 15-20 years for the last time.

Stand with manual armament. To the left is a light anti-tank weapon RPG-29 “Vampire” and 105 mm ammunition for it. From top to bottom: 9mm noiseless gun of Serdyukov system “Val”; 5,45mm gun of Nikonov system An-94 “Abakan”. Green box on legs is an AP mine. To the right – an anti-tank mine U-TM-83.

LAW RPG-18 “Mukha”. Lower is an anti-tank granade PG-9. RPG-16, a manual anti-tank grenade launcher, is under it. The lowest is a manual grenade F-1, manual grenade RGD-5 and two push-button AP mines.

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10 Responses to “Military Treasury of Moscow”

  1. commissar paul says:

    Awesome pics. Please post more. Commissar Paul

  2. Darkness 99 says:

    “shell RDC-41 weight – 41570 kg.”

    OMG, that’s the weight of an average ICBM (the actual projectile weight was about half a ton. And it was not loaded with a usual TNT, of course)

  3. jeffrey pigden says:

    Your photo – centrarmforces001-31.jpg, your description – Grenade Machine Gun SPG-9, 1963; correct description 105mm recoilless rifle.

  4. nicolas from France says:

    Nice topic, really cool for memorial.

  5. lax says:

    “Remains of an American air scout Lockheed U-2 knocked in May, 1st, 2961 under Sverdlovsk.”
    Wow, they seem got it over 900 years from now…

  6. -Zlodey- says:

    Russians will not hold such big territory for centuries if they not know how to fight.

    BTW, this: http://media.englishrussia.com/112012/armedforsmus/centrarmforces001-38.jpg

    are dashboard form “Vostok” spaceship.

  7. Chico says:

    406mm self-propelled gun of special power SM-54 “Kondensator-2P… looks cool :)

  8. Emperor Norton says:

    That beer stein, who would have thought the Nazis were into Death Metal kitsch?

  9. AdrianR says:

    Remains of an American air scout Lockheed U-2 knocked in May, 1st, 2961 under Sverdlovsk.
    It is wrong change date :)

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