So i wanted to start a thread dedicated to the Swiss tank project KW30, the project which eventually became the Panzer 58 tank. I was inspired by this ancient thread which dicusses the Indienpanzer, a tank project which incorrectly has been rumoured to be related to the KW30.
Anyway i thought...
Found on the bay a (yet undocumented here) 1967 report authored by H.H. Koelle (Institute of space Technology / Berlin Technical University).
The "student" study report might bear some interest today.
I've read numerous books on Cold War histories, which included mention of Soviet air combat tactics, however I've not found one source that described the various air-to-air or air-to-ground tactics that the Soviets employed during the Cold War (either the USSR or their Warsaw Pact allies). This...
According to Wikipedia there was an attempt to revive the project in the late 2000s (from 2006 onwards, and possibly into the early 2010s) in co-operation with the Russians. Initially at least this version of the plan included an air launch element. It appears to have been at this time when the...
The Russian military has finally revealed the rocket-propelled grenade weapon system developed for the Almaz space station project in the 1970s.
Apparently the gas turbine in question (Model 502) was originally developed in response to a USN requirement, presumably on behalf of the USMC. I wonder what the intended vehicle was?
Quick question: Does anyone know the official designation that the British Army and War Office used for the BAOR's Beetle saloons (initially referred to simply as the 'Volkswagen Saloon')? There seems to be some indication that other British Army commands and detachments in Western Europe may...
Does anyone have any information on the French design at least? The program was a precursor to the equally ill-fated (non-nuclear) Polar 8 icebreaker program of the 1980s. The only hard info I have on the French proposal at the moment is that the reactor was a CAS (Advanced Series Boiler)...
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Удалов К. Г., Рысь Марек
Бартини и его проекты. Том 4. Боевые экранопланы.
- Москва. 2021 г., 176 с.
Hi! I had the opportunity to read Konstantin Udalovs latest book of his publication series about Bartinis work and designs (this is Vol. 4). This time he covers the...
I have found three readily available sources referencing this reactor, either directly or indirectly:
Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, Francis Duncan, 1990
American destroyers and Frigates, Norman Friedman, 1982
Deciding to Buy: Civil-military Relations and Major Weapons Programs, Quentin E...
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