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Modified helicopter Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" taught to control and carry out target designation for the UAV. To solve these problems, machines for export will be equipped with special communication equipment. The set of weapons used on this helicopter included the anti-tank missile system "Chrysanthem-M", equipped with a dual-channel guidance system, the Ataka ATGM, which is equipped with a laser aiming system.

The budget rifle - IZH-43

IL-43 is a smooth-bore weapon with two horizontal barrels, which, due to its universally, should have become the most popular among hunters. As with other models of Izhevsk production, the quality of the gun turned out to be extraordinary, since a lot of manual work is used in the assembly process. The history of the creation of the IL-43 To develop a new model for the basis of the shotgun was taken IL-58MA.

Concrete bombs: from heaven to hell

In connection with the operation that the aerospace forces of Russia are conducting in Syria, the press increasingly mentions the use of an unusual type of ammunition - concrete-breaking or anti-bunker bombs. What are these bombs, what are they for and how are they different from other types of aviation ammunition? The concrete bomb (BETAB) is a type of aviation ammunition used to destroy various shelters (mainly protected by reinforced concrete structures), as well as runways (runways) of airfields.

Grenade Fly (RPG-18)

The RPG-18 Mucha anti-tank rocket launcher was designed to destroy enemy shelters, fortifications, and armored targets, as well as to eliminate manpower, which is located in city-type structures and light shelters. A grenade launcher is a disposable weapon. The RPG-18 represents the Soviet equivalent of the M72 “Low” grenade launcher manufactured in America in the 1960s.

Sharpening knives: recommendations of experts

Sharpening knives - an inevitable process for any person. Despite the routine of this procedure, many not only do not know how to properly sharpen a knife, but also pass on their "experience" to friends and acquaintances. There is an opinion that the correct sharpening of knives is relevant only for blades of expensive steel, and a simple kitchen knife can be sharpened with a simple household sharpener for 200-300 rubles.

Japanese medieval swords: history, classification and manufacturing features

Любое повествование об историческом холодном оружии будет неполным без рассказа о средневековых японских мечах. Это уникальное оружие на протяжении долгих столетий верой и правдой служило своим хозяевам - свирепым воинам-самураям. В последние десятилетия меч катана, словно, переживает второе рождение, интерес к нему огромен.

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The budget rifle - IZH-43

IL-43 is a smooth-bore weapon with two horizontal barrels, which, due to its universally, should have become the most popular among hunters. As with other models of Izhevsk production, the quality of the gun turned out to be extraordinary, since a lot of manual work is used in the assembly process. The history of the creation of the IL-43 To develop a new model for the basis of the shotgun was taken IL-58MA.

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Helicopter RAH 66 Comanche

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Battle of the Young: the forgotten victory of Russian weapons

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