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    Post  franco Thu Jan 20, 2022 5:53 pm

    George1 wrote:Motorized riflemen of the Central Military District at night repulsed the attack of a mock enemy at the Aleisky training ground in the Altai Territory.


    It was reported that they were using BMP-2's. Unfortunately video is not clear on that. This unit has been long rumoured to be one of the few still using BMP-1's.

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    Post  George1 Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:17 pm

    Military engineers of the Central Military District: footage from the district's training grounds in Siberia

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    Post  GarryB Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:09 am

    NIce... clearing roads of mines, blowing up ice dams, and clearing obstacles....
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    Post  George1 Tue Jan 25, 2022 11:52 am

    Defense firm delivers first serial batch of latest 6S19 ‘Balkan’ anti-personnel grenade launchers to Russian troops

    https://tass.com/defense/1392639

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    Post  Mir Tue Jan 25, 2022 12:18 pm

    Took quite a while to get somewhere but good to see it finally made it! Smile
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    Post  magnumcromagnon Tue Jan 25, 2022 6:42 pm

    Mir wrote:Took quite a while to get somewhere but good to see it finally made it! Smile

    The problem was that AGS-30, just like Ak-74, was really difficult to replace (still very useful/reliable and not obsolete), hence why the AGS-40 will be on experimental duty, aka placement amongst special forces specialization. Instead of fully replacing the Ak-74 they instead gave an 'evolutionary' upgrade to the Ak-74 with the the Ak-12, while the AEK-545 went to the special forces.
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    Post  Mir Tue Jan 25, 2022 7:23 pm

    The 40mm cartridge makes for a more powerful weapon but the one advantage the AGS-30 has is that it is much lighter. I think the AGS-30 might stick around whilst the much older AGS-17 will slowly disappear.

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    Post  GarryB Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:44 am

    Yes, the AGS-30 is not just lighter, but its ammo is also lighter and its ammo is still rather effective, if not a effective as the new rounds.

    I am just worried that the new rounds must be rather hotter loaded in terms of propellent than the 40mm underbarrel grenade launcher grenades, which introduces the risk of someone loading the 2.5km range 40mm grenade launcher grenades into an under barrel grenade launcher or one of those shoulder fired six shot models...
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    Post  magnumcromagnon Mon Jan 31, 2022 9:48 pm

    "69" is the magic number here, and it's time for HATO to get FUKT! Wink

    Russia set 69 "military" records last year

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    Russian paratroopers perform a group landing from an Il-76 aircraft on new parachute systems from a height of 10,000 meters in the extreme conditions of the Arctic near the Franz Josef Land archipelago. Freeze frame video.

    The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that by the end of 2021, 69 new outstanding achievements were included in the Book of Records of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

    The Ministry of Defense recognized the world's first parachute landing of a medical military unit in full force with equipment and equipment as the most ambitious achievement of last year. It, we recall, took place in August 2021. The personnel of the mobile hospital of the 98th Ivanovo airborne division were then involved in the experimental exercise in the Kostroma and Ivanovo regions, which the command of the Airborne Forces organized on behalf of the Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu

    This unique operation involved 17 aircraft. Having traveled a little over 100 kilometers, Il-76 aircraft successfully landed about 160 medical personnel of the hospital, 14 units of armored and automotive equipment and 25 P-7 platforms with cargo in 30 minutes to the Budikhino landing site in the Kostroma Region. 24 platforms - with medical property and equipment. One is for food. After landing and gathering at the landing site, pneumoframe tents of the main functional units of the airmobile hospital were deployed in the field.

    According to statistics, more than 60 percent of "military" records were set by soldiers and officers in combat training classes and at international army games. Another 40 percent of the 2021 records come from special missions excellently performed by the military.

    For example, during last year's expedition to Alexandra Island in the Franz Josef Land archipelago, they set 7 records. Among them is the equipment of an ice airfield in the area located above 80 degrees north latitude. And also - the world's first parachute landing of a group of rescuers into the open sea in the northern latitudes with the help of a small marine landing complex. Fighter flights to the North Pole area with its crossing also got into the Book of Military Records.

    https://vpk.name/news/575729_v_proshlom_godu_v_rossii_ustanovili_69_voennyh_rekordov.html

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    Post  magnumcromagnon Tue Feb 22, 2022 11:41 pm

    Signal for its own: how anti-interference satellite dishes work

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    The compact satellite antennas developed in Russia for military equipment allow access to GLONASS satellite navigation signals even in conditions of their complete electronic suppression.

    - Now there are very compact solutions in terms of antenna arrays - including portable ones. They work effectively in difficult conditions. Instead of a conventional antenna, you can give a soldier a special one - the same size, weighing 50-60 grams - and it will ensure the reception of a navigation signal under interference conditions, - Ashot Oganesyan, deputy director of VNIIR-Progress, told TASS on the sidelines of the conference taking place in Suzdal " Navigation".

    Such gratings provide "selective access" for special users.

    - Suppose there is a task in a certain region to restrict access to open navigation signals for terrorists and militants. This can be done by setting up a powerful source of interference that suppresses all navigation satellite signals, - continued Oganesyan. - And their own forces and means use noise-resistant adaptive antennas. Thus, in a certain region, the exclusive right of law enforcement agencies to satellite navigation signals is realized.

    https://rg.ru/2022/02/18/reg-cfo/signal-dlia-svoih-kak-rabotaiut-pomehozashchishchennye-sputnikovye-antenny.html

    For the Russian army will create a navigation system, protected from interference

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    The Topographic Service of the Russian Armed Forces will carry out more than 20 research and development projects to create noise-protected navigation aids. They are planned to be completed by 2030.

    This was announced by the head of the Military Topographic Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Major General Alexander Zaliznyuk, Interfax writes . Military scientists will also develop specialized navigation equipment for consumers of individual use for missile forces and artillery, airborne troops and aviation.

    Thanks to these works, it will be possible to achieve the promising requirements of the troops for navigation support for the next decade.

    https://rg.ru/2022/02/07/dlia-armii-rossii-sozdadut-navigacionnuiu-sistemu-zashchishchennuiu-ot-pomeh.html

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