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0 An Experimental Soviet Swamp 8×8 Truck GAZ-62B the Grandfather of BTR

An Experimental Soviet Swamp 8×8 Truck GAZ-62B the Grandfather of BTR

This 8x8 was an experimental Soviet vehicle became a predecessor of a famous Soviet army 8x8 BTR vehicle. However in the beginning it
was just a peaceful purpose vehicle but proved itself so good in cross terrain conditions they decided to build a BTR on it:
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0 Russian, Chinese, Kazakhstan and Belarus Join Air Force Flights in 2018 [photos]

Russian, Chinese, Kazakhstan and Belarus Join Air Force Flights in 2018 [photos]

An army contest "AviaDarts" is taking place in Russia each year. There are four countries taking part in the event - Russia, China, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
There are over sixty airplanes and helicopters. Russian photographer Marina L. went there and made some photos and here they are, thanks to Marina:
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0 The Swifts Aerobatic Group Recent Flights

The Swifts Aerobatic Group Recent Flights

The Swifts (Russian: Strizhi) are a Soviet and later Russian aerobatic performance demonstrator team connected with
the Russian Air Force and this is their latest performance at the event in Kazan city, Russia this October:
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7 Some Smile Provoking Moments from Russian Army, New Collection

Some Smile Provoking Moments from Russian Army, New Collection

Here is a new collection of photos of life in army, some of them are sort of
provoking a smile, proving that the life there isn't always dull and serious.
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5 Russian Man Finds a Liquidator Washed at the Shore of the Sea

Russian Man Finds a Liquidator Washed at the Shore of the Sea

A person from Kaliningrad found a piece of equipment washed ashore. He had no clue what this os so he shared the photos with the Internet and we
repost them here, too. Besides looking like a military object it has the word "Liquidator" written in bug letters on the side of it.
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2 Russian Prison SpetzNaz special Training

Russian Prison SpetzNaz special Training

Russia has Spetznaz - special forces - this is a pretty well known fact. However, there is not only an army SpeztNaz in the country. There are also Police
spetznaz called OMON, and there is a special prison spetznaz or UFSIN SpetzNaz. And this is the photo series of the prison SpetzNaz in training.
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8 ISIS Armored Vehicles Captured During Battle for Oil Fields in Syria on Expo in Moscow

ISIS Armored Vehicles Captured During Battle for Oil Fields in Syria on Expo in Moscow

  During a battle for the control of an oil field called "Shaer", the Russian army captured a number of heavily modified ISIS armored vehicles. Now they have taken them to Moscow and have put them on display in "Patriot" park for
everyone to see. The white numbers and letters on the doors, etc, show the thickness of the self-made armored plates - the one above has 25mm thick armor on a door and 15mm armored plates on a turret. Here are some more:
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2 Hand Grenade Launchers of Syrian Militants on Display in Russia

Hand Grenade Launchers of Syrian Militants on Display in Russia

Russia's "Patriot Park" featured an exhibition of hand grenade launchers seized from various militant groups in Syria. The weapons
have various makers - Russian, Soviet, NATO countries and self modified ones. Here are some of them, thanks to Twower:
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2 Stunning Huge Mi-8 Helicopter R/C Model

Stunning Huge Mi-8 Helicopter R/C Model

This model is really huge. The scale is approximately 1/4, the rotor diameter is 2.80
meters! The weight of the thing is around 24 kilograms. Here is the video:
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5 How Nuclear Weapons Tests Were Conducted in USSR: Trip To Semipalatinsk Test Site

How Nuclear Weapons Tests Were Conducted in USSR: Trip To Semipalatinsk Test Site

Aslan, a Russian blogger, has taken a trip to Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site where the Soviet Union was testing its nuclear weapons from 1949
to 1991. The photo above shows the so named "Nuclear Lake" which appeared as a result of an underground nuclear test explosion.
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