Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The MAKS air show is held once every couple of years. At all other times, its premises are not left empty. Thus, several events are held this year as well. One of them you have already read about. Besides, the guests will see a tank and aircraft-auto shows here in Zhukovsky (Moscow region) on August 16-17th. The pictures presented in this post depict the rehearsals of both shows.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The airfield and “VM-T Atlant” standing over there.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Be-200 is getting ready to extinguish fires in the local forests.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The tail of a flying lab Il-76LL.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Various air defence equipment.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

T-90A.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

T-80U.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The log painted green for disguise is attached on the front of the tank. It is used for self-deditching when the tracks become helpless. The steel wire ropes are attached for the same purpose.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Armored maintenance-recovery vehicle based on T-72.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Wheeled equipment.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The newest all-wheel-drive vehicle “Ural-53009”.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Multiple rocket launcher “Grad” – forty gauge guides (122mm).

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Modern Russian mortars.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Air defence equipment.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Several radar systems are presented too.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

They are both used for target acquisition and active jamming.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

S-400 “Triumph” system.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

It was put into service in 2007.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The wheeled chassis is made in Bryansk, Russia.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Fan inside the body of the air defence system.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Launch systems, tactic air defence system “Tor-M1”, tactic missile system “Iscander-M”, antitank system “Chrysanthemum-S”, vehicle “Ural-VV” and others.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Missile/gun system “Pantsir-S”, it may hit targets at an altitude of up to fifteen kilometers, and at a distance of up to twenty kilometers.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Fighting terrorists.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Terrorists are armed with Kalashnikov guns.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Tank crews saluting the spectators.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The pool with mud was specially made for a visual appeal.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

But everybody knows – tanks are not afraid of mud!

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Blank shot.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Tank dancing.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

20-tonned vehicle makes a jump.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Self-propelled vehicles “Msta-S” have shown up.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Spectacular performance!

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Satisfied crew members have left their tanks.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Greeting the guests of the show.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

They’are still too young.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Russian all-terrain vehicles showing up.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Unmanned amphibious terrain vehicle.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Amphibious boat “Sealegs”.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Strangely painted “Niva”.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Auto show “Fast and Furious” represented the duel of combat fighters and sports aircrafts with racing supercars (Ferrari, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Aston Martin).

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Winged participants – Su-30LL, MiG-29, Yak-54, Yak-130 and L-39.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The aircrafts were showing some aerobatics in between the competition.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Landing.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Aerobatic team “The First Flight” – the only team performing in piston-driven aircraft.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Training Yak-52 and Yak-54 led by a light American aircraft Piper PA-23 “Aztec”.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Spectacular turns in the sky.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

The zone of the piston-driven aircraft’s performance fits into a square of 1,5×1,5 km.

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

Military Games On the Ground And Up In the Sky

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