Comments on: Mighty Vehicles Of The Past http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/ Daily selected things from Russia and ex USSR countries. Published In English. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 02:10:29 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 By: Muzzlehatch http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576841 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:03:30 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576841 A few North Vietnamese jets were downed by B-52 tailgunners.

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By: Tovarich Volk http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576661 Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:22:26 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576661 That was kind of the same philosophy that went into the designs of the F-111 and the F-4, and it didn’t really work that well. –Later planes had cannons again.

Then again, all of the B-52’s had a rear gatling cannon. Not exactly 70’s technology, but it works well.

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By: Iggy http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576519 Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:52:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576519 Cannon was used mostly as last resort / short range self defense weapon. Either way, it might have come in handy.

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By: vorontsevich http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576459 Tue, 28 Aug 2012 03:43:58 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576459 Fail.

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By: Testiculese http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576405 Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:41:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576405 First

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By: PK http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/mighty-vehicles-of-the-past/#comment-9576373 Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:13:22 +0000 http://englishrussia.com/?p=108979#comment-9576373 I don’t understand why a plane designed in the 70s needs a rear cannon. As if it will be chased by fighters equipped only with cannons too? Russian planes are gorgeous, amazing feats of engineering, but this is just stupid design.

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