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  1. Grey Havoc


    https://earth.esa.int/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/c-missions/cospas https://cospas-sarsat.int/en/ https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/space/galileo/sar_en
  2. Grey Havoc

    H.M.S. Speedy (P296, Speedy-class Hydrofoil)

    Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy: View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/lognu9/951_x_717_jetfoil_patrol_vessel_hms_speedy_p296/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Speedy_(P296) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:HMS_Speedy_(P296)...
  3. blackkite

    Bartini T-117

    Hi! Bartini T-117. https://coollib.com/b/290265/read
  4. Grey Havoc

    Waffenträger Wiesel 1 development

    One of Porsche KG's (from 1972 onwards Porsche AG) interesting Cold War military projects. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRb3o5OJsHo
  5. Grey Havoc

    De Havilland Devon C.2

  6. Grey Havoc

    Missiles over Mexico: A Cold War Story

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxOk2Egxrdw
  7. Grey Havoc

    G.S.O.R. 1008.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LRdmSgUDaQ Looks like the requirement was for a heavily protected defence orientated tank, employing ambush tactics (similar in a number of respects to the S-Tank), for use by the British Army On the Rhine (BAOR). IIRC, default NATO strategy in the event...
  8. Grey Havoc

    Naval Amphibious Craft Tracked eXperimental (NACT X)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F_ZjytDqqE
  9. C

    Chinese submarine 032(1958)

    The project started in 1958 and ended in 1960. There was no prototype, only a fourteen-meter long test ship(Lead-acid batteries,speed 9 knot) Planned displacement 400~500 tons,four torpedo tube,speed 25knot with zinc-silver battery and deltaic diesel engine China built a new 032 submarine in...
  10. Grey Havoc

    McKinley Climatic Laboratory

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eavbt2GLRLg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinley_Climatic_Laboratory
  11. SSgtC

    Cold Warriors: The Essex Class in the Cold War

    Author's Note: This is a timeline that I've been working on that explores a different Cold War where the United States Navy is forced to maintain a larger carrier fleet, one that the Essex class continues to play a large role in. The first few posts won't focus on the class themselves, but are...
  12. P

    Info/article on discount on Australia's F-111 for a third Battalion in Viet Nam War

    G'day all Im looking for information/article on the cost mitigation of the troubled Australian purchase of the F-111 in the 60's, where the American's promised/proposed a cost reduction/mitagation on the Australian F-111's, if they committed a third combat Battalion to the Viet Nam War! I'm...
  13. P

    RAAF Lockheed C-141 Starlifter & C-5 Galaxy consideration in 1960's??

    G'day all Sorry to do this, but I'm looking for a recent post on the Australian government/RAAF looking at the consideration of purchasing a handful of Lockheed C-141 Starlifter (and later C-5 Galaxy) in 1960's due to the short comings of its C-130 Hercules fleet, in supporting it's commitment...
  14. Wyvern

    Erprobungsträger mit 3-achs Stabilisiertem Turm

    This vehicle probably has the longest name for a tank I have ever seen, but there is something more special about than just the name. It had a 3-axis stabilisation system. Many World War 2 era American tanks, mainly on the Sherman, only had a stabilisation system in the vertical plane only...
  15. Grey Havoc

    Red Atlas

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2017/10/maps-soviet-union-ussr-military-secret-mapping-spies/ https://www.wired.com/2015/07/secret-cold-war-maps/ http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/R/bo24760505.html
  16. Grey Havoc

    Avro Shackleton

  17. Y

    EE Lightning and other Cold War era GCI data links

    Dear Colleagues, I decided to join this forum because of the very interesting subjects, detailed information and quality of discussion. Can the experts explain how the Cold War EE Lightning's GCI data link worked and whether it was based on an AM radio channel data transmission via the on-board...
  18. Logan Hartke

    Tank Thermal Sights in the Cold War

    Hi everyone, I've dipped my toe into a topic that I previously new next to nothing about and still find myself woefully under-equipped for. Long story short, I'm trying to determine which tanks had thermal imaging sights prior to the Persian Gulf War. Please correct my errors (I'll edit this...
  19. Grey Havoc

    Defense Production Act

  20. AN/AWW-14(V)

    FOG-M, EFOGM and LongFOG

    FOG-M vs QUH-1 :cool: lucky shooter Jane's Land-Based Air Defence 1992-93