Interesting Articles 2019

The knife kerambit: the traditional versions

The knife kerambit - exotic curved blade, became popular thanks to computer games. It may seem like a deadly weapon. In fact, its area of ​​application is somewhat different, and depends heavily on the climate of the region in which it is used. Real karambit (the so-called classic version) is the traditional weapon of the peoples of the Malay Archipelago.

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Gas-steam torpedo 53-39 of the 1941 type

The combined-cycle torpedo 53-39 of the 1941 type is a weapon that was mainly used to equip Soviet submarines, destroyers and naval aviation torpedo planes. A new Soviet torpedo was created taking into account the available data obtained in the course of military operations in the Atlantic during the first stage of the Second World War.

The S-300 family of anti-aircraft missile systems: history of creation, major modifications

С-300 - это советский (российский) зенитно-ракетный комплекс большого радиуса действия, предназначенный для противовоздушной и противоракетной обороны важнейших военных и гражданских объектов: крупных городов и промышленных структур, военных баз и пунктов и управления. С-300 был разработан в середине 70-х годов конструкторами знаменитого научно-производственного объединения "Алмаз".

The Snipe Shotgun Hunting Gun, Review of Modifications

The very first version of the Snipe hunting rifle was released in 1997. That pump-action weapon was designed for 16-caliber ammunition. A few years later, a new, more modern version was released, which received a number of structural changes. The new Bekas Avto was designed for firing charges of the 12th and 16th calibers.

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American intelligence officer "Poseidon" peeked over the shooting of the Navy

It became known that the US Air Force staged another provocation in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, where military training and firing of Russian Navy ships are held. Of course, the Russian Federation had informed the "partners" in advance about the schedule for conducting the shooting and indicated the boundaries of the closed off shipping section off the coast of the SAR.

The latest Kevlar wallpaper will protect the walls from shells

The walls of the building during the explosion scatter into pieces that can injure or even kill a person. The US military invented unique protective wallpaper that prevents the possibility of injury from shrapnel. The wall covering consists of a special adhesive substance, which is reinforced with kevlar fibers.

Flask: the history of military life items

Starting from prehistoric times, people tried to figure out a way to take food and water with them. And if it was easy to do without food for a couple of days, or even a week, it is impossible to live more than 3-5 days without drinking water. The history of the flask The oldest water bottle was found by archaeologists, and is over 60,000 years old.

American destroyer from the future passes the latest tests

The largest destroyer of the naval forces of the United States of America went to sea for testing. Accompanied by several tugboats, a seemingly warship left the Bath Iron Works shipyard, sailing down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean. About 4.5 billion dollars were spent on the project of the 185-meter destroyer Zumwalt with a displacement of 15 thousand tons.

10 myths about military drones

Military drones have attracted public attention over the past few years. Although their characteristics and description explain to us some variants of their use during combat operations, but at the same time a large number of false facts are born, which have never been confirmed. We will try to address the most common misconceptions on this topic.

American F-22 and F-35 clashed in the skies of Norway due to Russia

Recently, the North Atlantic Alliance is experiencing a real "second youth." Americans are moving new units to Eastern Europe, military budgets are growing, large-scale maneuvers and exercises are regularly held. In general, everything is like the good old days of the Cold War. In the course of one of the last NATO exercises, two of the newest fifth-generation American fighter F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II "clashed" in Norway.

The completion of the helmet-based target designation system

Russian pilots use a helmet-based target designation system during flights. According to the results of its use during a military conflict in Syria, major changes have been made to the design of the system. In particular, the spectra and saturation of the signal began to be selected individually for each pilot, under the peculiarities of his vision.

Machete: the history of distribution in the world

Machete is considered a tool for household work, in hot countries it is used for cutting vines and undergrowth in the jungle, on plantations it is the main assistant when harvesting sugar cane. Locals use machete cleaver to cut animal carcasses and for various household work. In the event of an attack by predators or bandits, the machete will show itself as an excellent weapon.

Blagovest successfully launched into orbit

On Friday, a military orbital satellite was successfully launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. Beyond the surface of the Earth, it was carried by a heavy-class launch vehicle Proton-M. The Russian military satellite successfully entered a predetermined orbit. The spacecraft is designed for high-speed data transmission, television and radio programs, providing telephone and video conferencing, access to the global computer network.

Who was going to attack China?

The Celestial Empire is seriously considering the possibility of a preemptive strike in the event of a whipping up of the foreign policy situation and the continuation of threats to the country. The new military doctrine, which is seriously being developed in China, is called the "proactive planning strategy." Until recently, the Chinese army, in fact, like all the armies of the former socialist bloc, was preparing exclusively for a defense war.