3 Russian Navy Unique Project: Two-Person Mini  Submarine Called Triton

Russian Navy Unique Project: Two-Person Mini Submarine Called Triton

Soviet Union had some uber cool things. For example this mini navy submarine "Triton-1M" which could seat two and only 32 of such were released. They could stealthy carry
you on an underwater journey whenever comrade admiral sends you. Straight out of some unreleased Bond movie! See photos, thanks to Russian blogger Oleg here:
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1 Russian Weapons Museum Named after Kalashnikov

Russian Weapons Museum Named after Kalashnikov

There is a weapons museum in Russia that is named after AK inventor Kalashnikov. It's in the city where he worked
and where main AK factory is - Izhevsk. And Russian bloggers went there and here is what they saw. Inside.
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2 World War 2 Guns Laid in Ground for 70 Years And Dug Out from the Ground in Russia

World War 2 Guns Laid in Ground for 70 Years And Dug Out from the Ground in Russia

A selection of World War 2 guns that stayed in the ground for tens of years and now being dug out by Russian enthusiasts. The search for the old guns became very popular in Russia lately, so popular that a law was passed that abolished such kind of
searches in Russian forests. Now if you going to be caught with a metal detector you can face charges. Still people go on this treasure hunt as the stock of the metal laying down in the ground since WW2 is immense. Photos and videos are here:
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6 Newest Russian MiG-35 Jet, Exclusive Pictures from Today’s Presentation

Newest Russian MiG-35 Jet, Exclusive Pictures from Today’s Presentation

Today newest Russian MiG-35 jet was announced in Russia. Here are some exclusive
photos and some videos of the newest bird's from today's event. Don't miss!
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2 Russian Air Defence Forces are 75 Years Old Now

Russian Air Defence Forces are 75 Years Old Now

Soviet and now Russian air defence forces celebrate 75 since their inception. Now it is not only missiles like S-300 or S-400 but also a lot of fighter jets whose
primary duty is to protect skies from intrusion. They call it air border guards. Mostly consists of MiG-31, Su-27 and MiG-29s. Let's see them in action.
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7 Story of a Unique First and Only Soviet Touristic Submarine

Story of a Unique First and Only Soviet Touristic Submarine

This is the unique Soviet submarine that was built not for the Navy, but for civil use and for the entertainment of tourists. It was painted bright yellow ("yellow submarine"), had numerous windows, and was completely free of any sort of weapons on board. Spies from the West were tracking the progress of the project, assuming that if a huge
Navy contractor "Sevmash" which builds giant "Typhoon" class subs is building something small, then it is probably something very dangerous. But no, it was its first civil project - the first submarine to give tourists a taste of the seas from below. It was 1991 - the last year of the USSR. Let's see how it was:
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4 First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army Camp at Extreme -40 C

This is a first try army commanders decided to move an army regiment from one region to another at extreme -40 C and
place them not in regular warm barracks but in temporary camping dwellings. Here is how they managed to do this:
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6 In The Valleys of Death: The Top 5 Russian Ghost Towns

In The Valleys of Death: The Top 5 Russian Ghost Towns

In the 1930s in the Soviet Union an active development of natural resources of the north began. Among the gray snow of tundra and walking reindeer coal, tin, gold, nickel, oil and molybdenum were extracted from the earth. A little later, the military joined a bearded geologists and miners: these little adapted areas were suitable for defense from attacks of probable enemy. After the collapse of the Soviet Union a lot of northern businesses and a significant number of military bases became unnecessary for the government. Along with the slaughters, shops and airfields towns in which their employees lived became abandoned. Iultin, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug In the mid-1930 s industrialization came to the Land of the Soviets. In different parts of the state at the same time they were built hundreds of large industrial enterprises. Most of the new industrial giants needed relevant raw material base – there weren’t enough of
old resources found in the times of the Russian Empire, and many valuable minerals were not mined. Meanwhile, in the face of the deteriorating of international relations, when everything showed the coming of world war, development of new deposits becomes a matter of strategic importance. In search of the desired "Klondike" by party and Comrade Stalin personally geologists climbed into the most inaccessible places. In 1937, in the north-west of Chukotka they found large reserves of tin, molybdenum, tungsten, lead. The nearby Mountain is called Iultin, the deposit and the village near it had the same name. Construction was made by prisoners, and the scale of development was such that, in addition to the settlement of miners, at the same time on the shore of the Bering Sea was built port for export production and a 200-kilometer road between them.
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4 The Exercises of Engineering Troops

The Exercises of Engineering Troops

In late May 2015, engineering troop exercises took place in the city of Murom, in the Vladimir region. A 250-meter wide river named Oka was forded as part of the exercises - quite a spectacular event, and we present here a photo report about how the Oka is crossed not only by the 40-ton tanks but also a 100-ton strategic missile system. The official name of the event was: "Special
tactical exercises with the military engineering units to fulfill the tasks of engineering support in fording water obstacles. Army and attack aircraft were involved to complete the task. The exercise included a crossing of training mobile ground missile complex "Yars" with a test weight using a pontoon bridge of double width PP-2005" Let us explain:
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1 Experimental Soviet Tank Carrier

Experimental Soviet Tank Carrier

Experimental tractor MAZ / KZKT-545 In the late 60's there was a need to create a wheeled tractor to replace the old MAZ-537 tractor. There were strict
requirements from the USSR Ministry of Defense for the characteristics of the tractor, in particular for the capacity and security of cabins.
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