12 Quite Unexpectedly In Ukrainian Police Uniform

Quite Unexpectedly In Ukrainian Police Uniform

Ukrainian authorities have presented a creative advertising campaign for the
new police uniform. Those who now where it will seem familiar to you...
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13 The Large Landing Ship Azov

The Large Landing Ship Azov

Large landing ships of 775 project (Ropucha I according to the NATO classification) are the Soviet series. They are intended for sea-borne troops landing and transportation of troops and
cargoes.  They can carry even tanks. 775 series had to be replaced with new 778 ones but after the collapse of the USSR, in 1992, both unfinished ships were destroyed on the stocks.
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6 New Field Camps For Russian Polygons

New Field Camps For Russian Polygons

This is a new field camp for 500 persons which was baught last year by the Russian Ministry of Defence. The photos were taken in Chebarkul. The camp is made in Germany because no similar ones are produced in Russia. In
general two camps like this have been purchased, 6 more are in plans. According to the technical specifications the camp can be used in the temperature up to -40C, so they hope they won't freeze in winter.
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23 Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

It seems to be a good year for the discovery of old forgotten airframes! There was the P-40 in Egypt earlier in the year, an IL-2 from
a Russian lake last month, and now an intact C-47 'Dakota' has been found in Siberia, in absolutely stunning condition!
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7 Round Ships of the Russian Admiral

Round Ships of the Russian Admiral

After Russia's loss in the Crimean war in 1856 Russia was forbidden to have any warships in the Black Sea by Treaty of Paris, leaving one of the most important parts of Russia - its only non-freezing sea ports and the area through which most of Russia's sea trade went, unprotected.  Hence in the late-1860s Russia started to think about abrogating the terms of the treaty in order to protect its coast against rapidly
deteriorating relations with Turkey. It was obvious that in the beginning the strategy for the Russian fleet would be purely defensive against relatively powerful Turkish fleet and so in the 1869 it was decided to build armored warships to protect the coast and the ports. This where the Rear-Admiral Popov comes in, in the 1860s he was the unofficial head of the shipbuilding in Russia.
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9 Air Base 378

Air Base 378

Air base 378 is a comparatively new formation created
half a year ago by uniting two military units.
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16 Deep Modernization of the Airborne Cruiser

Deep Modernization of the Airborne Cruiser

A light aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" is intended to replace an Indian worn out aircraft carrier "Vikrant". When finished it must become a flagship of Indian naval forces. This airship carrier was
constructed on the basis of an aircraft-carrying heavy cruiser "Admiral Gorshkov" that underwent deep modernization. Today it's in the navy of India, till December 2012 it will have been tested.
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0 The Air Display Team Flying For 20 Years

The Air Display Team Flying For 20 Years

Some photographs from the event devoted to the 20th anniversary of "Berkuts" air
display team. The team fly by MI-24, now are retraining to fly by Mi-28.
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8 New Equipment of FSB

New Equipment of FSB

Looks like the Federal Security Service of
Russia has the new equipment in service.
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4 Well Hidden Airfield Near Moscow

Well Hidden Airfield Near Moscow

Not far from Moscow there is one of the least known and least visited airfields. It's hidden behind the structures of the aircraft repair plant which it belongs
to and endless fields of garages. However aircrafts and helicopters also take off and land there. And the plant itself is an interesting place.
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