Tag Archives: Russian

Russian Tupolev Mid Air Refueling

This is an interesting picture of a Russian Tupolev in slow flight lining up for mid air refueling. It looks like he has flaps extended, but are the vertical surfaces on the left and right wings air brakes, some sort … Continue reading

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Where To Begin?

It’s Friday and time for our shoot the shit. Readers if you are unfamiliar with a shoot the shit, think of it like this… a discussion on a topic or a variety of topics where you are free to make … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN Mi-14 ATTEMPTS WATER TAKEOFF

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Russian Spetsnaz Raid On Islamic State HVT

We can’t validate the authenticity of this video; however, the participants were speaking Russian but the HVT was not identified in the video. Great video replete with fire, armored vehicles and UGV action.

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LARRY VICKERS ON THE RUSSIAN SV-98

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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RIFLE DYNAMICS + SILENCERCO® SUMMIT PACKAGE

  Silencerco introduced the company’s latest Summit™ collaboration featuring an RD501 from Rifle Dynamics. Rifle Dynamics has made its mark by building the most accurate fighting rifles in the world – rifles that are now staples in the arsenals of … Continue reading

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Russian AK-107

The AK-107 is a new design fitted with a counter inertia reciprocating system. The objective is to use mechanics to counter the normal recoil impulse and its subsequent deleterious effects. So, in the AK-107 Kalashnikov Concern uses an opposing reciprocating … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers On The Russian Vityaz-SN

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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LARRY VICKERS ON THE RUSSIAN PL-14

The folks at Kalashnikov Concern are developing a new pistol designated as the PL-14. Chambered in 9x19mm, the PL-14 represents a philosophical and technical departure from traditional Russian pistol designs. The initial launch is a steel slide on an alloy … Continue reading

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LARRY VICKERS DEMOS THE RUSSIAN AK12

I like how the selector is implemented and the reversible butt stock trunion. Looks good readers, looks real good!

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Russian Ka-52 Alligator Attack Helicopter

Characteristically Russian is the widespread use of coaxial counter rotating rotors to eliminate the stabilizing tail rotor. The Kamov Ka-52 replaces the obsolete Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters with a modern avionics and communications package that includes ISR capabilities as well … Continue reading

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Russia’s Ratnik “Future Soldier Uniforms” Closer To Implementation.

Following France’s foot steps Russia’s military may soon have a fully integrated soldier system designated Ratnik. Ratnik is a subset of our, now debunked, FCS, Future Combat Systems. This represents a major inflection point in Russia’s approach to its military. … Continue reading

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