Ammunition

On July 16, 1945, a new era began in the history of our civilization - in the state of New Mexico, the world's first twenty-nuclear-weapon nuclear charge Gadget was blown up on the territory of a military base. The military was satisfied with the results of the tests, and in less than two months the first Little Boy uranium bomb ("Kid") was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

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The SS-26 Iskander is a missile operational-tactical complex designed to destroy area and small-sized targets in the depth of the operational position of the enemy troops with combat units used in ordinary equipment. The Iskander tactical missile system was created under the current 1987 short-range and medium-range missile treaty, as well as the non-use of nuclear weapons in hostilities by opposing parties.

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If during the Cold War era, the USSR and the Warsaw Pact countries paid more attention to the development of ground forces and the improvement of rocket weapons, then aircraft carriers became the symbol of US military power and NATO. The carrier strike group (AUG) was and remains the main strike force of the US Navy, which allowed this country to conduct military operations anywhere in the world.

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After the end of World War II, mankind almost immediately fell into a new protracted conflict, in an era of confrontation between two global military-political blocs - the communist, led by the Soviet Union, and the western, the leader of which was the United States of America. This period lasted more than forty years and was named the Cold War.

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People who follow the news feed often hear such words as a landmine, a high-explosive mine or high-explosive fragmentation in the description of emergency events and incidents. Today, in the heyday of the terrorist threat, not only adults, but children know what a landmine is. The high-explosive mine became the favorite weapon of terrorists, by means of which it is possible to keep the population of cities in fear, inflicting painful blows on objects of social and public infrastructure.

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Ship anchor mine (product 670.00.000) is a powerful naval defensive weapon designed for engineering support of mine-artillery positions. The main purpose - the fight against large surface military and transport ships, with submarines, moving in the surface position.

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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.

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The second half of the twentieth century became the era of rocket technology. The first satellite was launched into space, then its famous "Let's Go!" said Yuri Gagarin, but the beginning of the rocket era should be counted not from these fateful moments in the history of mankind. On June 13, 1944, Hitler's Germany struck at London with the help of V-1 missiles, which could be called the first combat cruise missile.

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Today the name of Alfred Nobel is known even to children. The famous prize, established by this man, has long been the ultimate dream of any scientist. However, Nobel was better known to his contemporaries not as a patron of arts or a successful businessman, but as a man who invented dynamite. By trading this explosive, Nobel made a huge fortune, which he bequeathed to use to promote outstanding achievements in various fields of science and art.

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September 11, 2007 in Russia successfully passed the tests of the most powerful non-nuclear munition in the world. A strategic bomber Tu-160 dropped a bomb weighing 7.1 tons and a capacity of about 40 tons in TNT equivalent with a guaranteed radius of destruction of all living more than three hundred meters. In Russia, this ammunition received the nickname "Dad of all bombs."

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Signal rockets are the main means of filing signs in any conditions. This quality does not possess all other signaling means, for example, flags, pennants. A flare can be launched from anywhere in the open air, from shelter, from a building window, from a narrow street. In this case, the signal will be visible for many kilometers, the rocket is understood to a considerable height.

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Cumulative ammunition is a special type of projectiles, rockets, mines, hand grenades and grenades for grenade launchers, designed to destroy the enemy's armored vehicles and its reinforced concrete fortifications. The principle of their operation is based on the formation after the explosion of a thin, narrowly directed cumulative jet that burns through the armor.

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The appearance of a German soldier of both world wars is impossible to imagine without an unusual hand grenade of unusual shape with a characteristic wooden handle. This grenade Stielhandgranate, which was developed in 1916 and with minor changes was in service with the German army for almost thirty years. It was called the "beater", the grenade had a very simple design and was very popular among the soldiers.

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The Syrian campaign allowed the Russian armed forces not only to test the latest sea-based Onyx cruise missiles in real combat conditions, but also to use strategic aircraft for the first time since Afghanistan. Starting from November 17, Russian strategic aviation, using Tu-95 and Tu-160 aircraft, began to launch missile strikes on the territory of Syria.

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Many people had to learn about what phosphorus bombs are from news releases when the latest unfortunate events in Ukraine were described. There are several types of weapons, the main part of which is white phosphorus - a self-igniting substance that burns in the air and, together with a number of incendiary substances, becomes a dangerous “filling” for ammunition.

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The hand grenade RSD 33 is a remote type anti-personnel fragmentation grenade, which was widely used by Soviet troops in the early years of World War II. Its main striking element were fragments. An interesting feature of this grenade was that it could be used both offensive and defensive grenade.

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RS-20V "Voevod" or R-36M, known as the "Satan" SS-18 (in the designation of NATO) - the most powerful rocket in the world. "Satan" will remain in the combat personnel of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia until 2026. The SS-18 Satan is the most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile in the world, it was put into service in December 1975, and its first test launch was carried out in February 1973.

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The current state of the Strategic Missile Forces Rocket Forces of Russia suggests that this type of armed forces needs to upgrade existing combat systems and re-equip combat missile units with new types of weapons. The equipment of the RVSN units is equipped with proven R-36M and UR-100UTTH mine-launched missile systems, which still inspire terror in the whole of the Western Hemisphere.

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