56 Tank Biathlon 2015 Continued

Tank Biathlon 2015 Continued

Tank biathlon competition that was mentioned earlier is
continuing. A few more photos from Yuri who has visited the
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6 Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Probably due to the latest interest of many Russian men there have been spotted hundreds of tanks made from snow and ice in
the back yards across different Russian cities. We here have a collection of photos depicting this phenomena.
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14 New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

The new Ukrainian army mask was presented to public. The model was named "Cyborg", and some bloggers around have been finding a similarity between this new mask and imperial troopers mask out of the movie Star Wars. However despite
the similarities the main purpose of the unit is to protect face and neck of a soldier from grenades fragments. It also can withstand a direct hand gun shot and a rifle shot of up to 20 caliber. More photos inside:
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7 Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Just a few photos of this rare car. Well, the car itself - UAZ-469 is not rare and might be one of the most mass produced cars in USSR as they have been used (and are used still!) for
police patrol vehicles and in Russian Army. However this particular model with anti-tank grenade launchers (SPG-9 model) are not so often to be seen, so here are a few photos:
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1 Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Tolmachevo is an airport in Novosibirsk - ex Soviet "Academic City" - the city of young scientists. Even now its considered to be a center point for all Russia offshore programming services market with thousands of people working in companies serving all the Western world in long distance programming. However,
besides the science part of the city there is a strategic meaning - as the city is in the middle of the country and so there are plenty of warfare placed around. Alexei, the blogger, has went to the Tolmachevo - cities main air gate and have made shots of some not so civil part of the facility.
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18 New Guns from Zlatoust

New Guns from Zlatoust

Famous Russian defense enthusiast and authority Mr. Korotchenko is a frequent visitor to different national and international exhibitions of
armaments. This time again he was invited to an event in Arab Emirates where Russian guns from Zlatoust were exhibited. Here are some of his photos:
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8 Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

An "Udaloy"-class Russian destroyer "Marshal Shaposhnikov" was laid down in 1985. It serves in Russian navy in the Pacific Fleet. This ship participated in a few operations in Arden bay - the home of Somali pirates. If you remember the
videos of Soviet sailors fighting pirates this is probably was shot from this ship. It's hard to get aboard as its in active Navy service however Russian blogger Alex S. has managed to do this and now we have the photos here:
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9 German Nazi plane on Moscow Square in 1941

German Nazi plane on Moscow Square in 1941

In July 1941, one month after the Nazi Germany has attacked Soviet State, there was an unusual exhibition on one of the Moscow squares - a  german Junkers Ju 88A-5. It was a scout plane that has got deep into Russian territory and was shot down by the Soviet fighters. The crew of the
German plane was four people which are marked as missing in action in the German archives. Five days later they recovered the plane and brought it to Moscow so people could see a sample of the huge armada approaching the Soviet capital. We can see it too on this photos:
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13 Inside of Russian Army Rocket Regiment

Inside of Russian Army Rocket Regiment

On 20th February the Governor of one Russian region was visiting the 39th Russian Rocket Regiment. The press was coming along with a governor and so did
Nikolay, the photographer. Now, thanks to Nikolay we can see what's inside the closed and secured doors of Russian rocket regiment. The story is inside:
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52 Preschool  Kids Weapons Education

Preschool Kids Weapons Education

In one of the preschool facilities of St. Petersburg the soldier has started a class of how to use the weapons for kids. He has brought the weapons, including
AK-47s, grenade launchers and hand grenades. The man says that "Kids should not be afraid of the arms, get used to them early". A few more photos inside:
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