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    Russian Military Photos and Videos #5

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    Post  magnumcromagnon Sat Feb 12, 2022 9:07 pm

    Hole wrote:As the american military discovered in the middle of the 90´s that they cpuld buy stuff "off the shelve" it was treated as the greatest invention since sliced bread. Why should the russian military spend money on something that already exists?

    I've even seen PlayStation controllers in US military service controlling UGV's.
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    Post  GarryB Sun Feb 13, 2022 5:22 am

    When I was at university, one of my lecturers teaching HCI (human computer interaction... essentially designing stuff to be easy and natural to use) was in the Singapore armed forces and he was given the task of developing a way to rapidly clear the hard drive on field deployed computers.
    The first solution (I believe suggested by their American allies) was a special keyboard with a red plastic cover that had to be opened revealing a switch which put the hard drive in delete mode so it automatically formatted the hard drive essentially and wiping the data so if captured by the enemy it had no value.

    The cost of those keyboards was $1 thousand US dollars in the 1980s, which was rather expensive.

    The eventual solution was a few cents worth of red tape.

    Every soldier had a 45 cal automatic pistol, so by putting a red tape cross on the computer box to indicate the location of the hard drive, if the unit was overrun the soldiers were ordered to fire two shots through the hard drives rendering them safe almost immediately and cheaply.

    Sometimes there are easy and cheap solutions to problems that don't require expensive and complex solutions.

    If you are operating a drone via a laptop if a games controller has the driver software to allow you to map the various buttons and switches and sliders on the controllers to all the functions you need then you really don't need a from scratch custom designed controller to be developed and produced... just put sticky labels on it for the controls and most kids brought up on computer games should be able to adapt quite quickly.

    Equally there are a lot of USB based controls that could be used for drones like flight control sticks and throttles you could buy off the shelf much cheaper and faster than could be custom made for you.

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    Post  George1 Wed Feb 16, 2022 11:58 am

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    Post  George1 Thu Feb 17, 2022 11:20 am

    On the basis of the Ryazan Guards School of the Airborne Forces, training sessions are held with students of Moscow universities "Winter in Special Forces".

    This is the eighth such gathering. Most of the participants are young professionals studying in the field of information and cyber security, radio engineering, radio electronics, communication systems. At the Military Training Center at the university, they are trained under the training program for reserve officers in popular military specialties (electronic warfare, communications and navigation).

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    Post  George1 Thu Feb 17, 2022 11:55 pm

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    Post  George1 Mon Feb 21, 2022 4:35 pm

    Exercise of the Arctic motorized riflemen of the Northern Fleet

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    Post  George1 Tue Feb 22, 2022 2:58 pm

    MiG-31 ZVO crews working out measures to force a simulated intruder to land

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    Post  George1 Wed Feb 23, 2022 2:56 pm

    To the Defender of the Fatherland Day 2022

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    Post  Ghoster Sat Feb 26, 2022 3:37 pm



    The nighttime refueling at 1:14 part is nuts. And I'm no airplane enthusiast either Smile

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    Post  Airbornewolf Sun Feb 27, 2022 4:51 am

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    Post  George1 Sun Feb 27, 2022 5:04 pm

    The crews of the Su-34 and Su-24MR of the Central Military District practiced air reconnaissance and air combat

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    Post  George1 Tue Mar 01, 2022 12:36 am

    Combat work of helicopters of the RF Armed Forces during a special operation

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    Post  George1 Tue Mar 01, 2022 3:28 pm

    The work of the Army Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces during the special operation

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    Post  George1 Sun Mar 06, 2022 5:45 pm

    The action of the crews of operational-tactical aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces during a special military operation

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    Post  George1 Sun Oct 30, 2022 5:07 pm

    The first flight of the modernized Su-57

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    Post  GarryB Mon Oct 31, 2022 6:07 am

    They said the tail graphic indicated what they were testing... they have had graphics showing S-70s, but this graphic seems to show air to ground missile use...
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    Post  Dr.Snufflebug Tue Nov 01, 2022 8:58 am

    GarryB wrote:They said the tail graphic indicated what they were testing... they have had graphics showing S-70s, but this graphic seems to show air to ground missile use...

    I did a double take, thought it sported a "Sparta" M (from the Metro series of books and video games, later in use by the real-life DNR battalion with the same name) at first.

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    The missile just barely visible in the "Su" logo is definitely an R-77/RVV-AE though, AA.

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    Post  GarryB Wed Nov 02, 2022 1:30 am

    Ahh, I didn't really look at the shape of the missile, more at its direction.

    Has anyone seen the background shape without the aircraft on top?

    I was wondering about what appear to be lightning bolts on the wing tips and from one engine...

    Part of the logo or like the missile, part of the overlay?
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    Post  zepia Wed Nov 02, 2022 9:16 am

    It's Sukhoi logo with the plane and a missile overlay on top.

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    Post  George1 Thu Dec 08, 2022 4:53 pm

    Rosoboronexport at Vietnam Defense 2022

    From December 8 to 10, 2022, the International Defense Exhibition and Conference Vietnam Defense 2022 is being held at Gia Lam Airport in Hanoi (Vietnam). The joint Russian exposition is organized by Rosoboronexport JSC (part of the Rostec State Corporation). The bmpd blog presents a photo report from the event.


    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/4625845.html

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