9 Rat Hole Destruction

Rat Hole Destruction

We have shown you recently how terrorists lived in the forest. Just yesterday there was found a terrorists' bunker in Malgobek, Ingushetia.
The bandits themselves were captured though one of them exploded himself. But others had to show how they had been living there.
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0 At the Helicopter Repair Plant

At the Helicopter Repair Plant

We are at the specialized company that repairs helicopters of the state and civil aviation.  ­­ Its history started in January, 1942. From the very beginning it was intended to repair aircrafts
and their engines but in 1977 it was fully reoriented to repair Mi-24 helicopters. Since then they have repaired more than 1200 helicopters Mi-8, Mi-14, Mi-17, Ka-27, Ka-29, Ka-32.
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13 Planes Doomed to Die Soon

Planes Doomed to Die Soon

This year Russian has lost some interesting aviation objects. An exposition of planes on Khodynka near Moscow was destroyed, Air Forces Academy in Monino was closed and,
finally, a training base of the Moscow Power Engineering Insitute and Moscow Aviation Institute was liquidated as well. We are going to visit the last place today.
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15 Missile Systems Covered With Snow

Missile Systems Covered With Snow

These missile systems have been recently prohibited from supplying to Iran. In such a way Russia satisfied the request
of the USA and Israel. To disguise the components of the system they use life size inflatable mocks.
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6 The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Kazan helicopter plant is a producer of helicopters of Mi-8/17 series. For all the history of the company more than twelve
thousand helicopters Mi-4, Mi-8, Mi-17, "Ansat" and their modifications have been delivered to 100 countries of the world.
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18 The Story of One Armor Repair Plant

The Story of One Armor Repair Plant

This is a photo story of one armor repair base - from the times of its prosperity to its decay. The base was decided to be built in 1936. Soon Repair Base 77 appeared in the Russian Far East, the city of Voroshilov (today it is called Ussuriysk).
Officially it was opened in May, 1940 to repair tanks, tractors and other equipment. In 1953 the base turned into the armor repair plant. Today the plant is bankrupt, some of its premises were sold to private companies.
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8 Afghanistan: the Album of the Dischargee

Afghanistan: the Album of the Dischargee

These are the photographs from the album of one man who left Afghanistan in 1987 being a lieutenant colonel. He was left so much
behind: all those checkpoints, raids, reconnaissance covers and injuries which turned out be such an evil after the war...
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9 Life of Police Dogs In Moscow

Life of Police Dogs In Moscow

We are going to the canine center of the Zelenograd Department of Internal Affairs to see army dogs there,
look what they eat, how they live and go to work and check out why spaniels get less meat then others.
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20 The Battle of the Caucasus

The Battle of the Caucasus

The Battle of the Caucasus is a name given to a series of Axis and Soviet operations in the Caucasus area
on the Eastern Front of World War II. Some photos of the memorable events are below in the post.
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9 Where Soviet Fighters Were Born

Where Soviet Fighters Were Born

The development department of Mikoyan and Gurevich (MiG) was created in the end of the 1930s, when the Soviet air forces needed fighters with speed of at least 600 km / h and powerful weapons. In
1941 up to twenty five units of MiG-3 was produced daily. By the beginning of WWII MiGs became the most popular type of new generation fighter aircrafts of the Soviet Air Forces.
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