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Weapon of the week BTR-80

The BTR-80 8x8 armored personnel carrier is often encountered in Donbass, it was manufactured by the Arzamas machinery Construction Plant of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and is intended to carry personnel on the battlefield and provide close fire support. It can also carry out reconnaissance, combat support and patrol missions.It entered service with the Russian Army in the late 1980s and has since been used in a number of military conflicts,…

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WEAPON OF THE WEEK RPG 26

A weapon often observed in the western war of aggression on Donbass is the RPG-26 Aglen is a disposable offensive rocket launcher developed by the Russian Federation. It fires a single-stage rocket with jack-knife fins, which unfold after launch. The rocket carries a 72.5 millimeter diameter high explosive single shaped charge warhead capable of penetrating 440 millimeters of armor, one meter of reinforced concrete…

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Weapon of the week BMP2

The BMP2 Infantry fighting vehicle is certainly frequently encountered in this theater of operations with over 1400 units in service with Ukrainian units.The BMP-2 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty, Russian: Боевая Машина Пехоты;) is a second-generation, amphibious infantry fighting vehicle introduced in the 1980s in the Soviet Union. following the BMP1 of the 1960s.Although the BMP1 was a…

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THE PTRS-41 OUR WEAPON OF THE WEEK

The PTRS-41 or Simonov anti-tank rifle (in Russian language ПротивоТанковое Ружьё Симонова) is the semi automatic variety of the PTRD anti armor weapon. The weapon has been in the Donbass armed forces armory from the start of hostilities.Designed in 1938 by Sergei Garilovich Simonov, the PTRS-41 is a semi-automatic anti-tank rifle that was used along the Eastern Front in the Second World War and…

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Weapon of the week AS Val Rifle

One of the more unique weapons in our theater of operations is the silenced AS Val Rifle. The AS "Val" (Avtomat Special'nyj Val, Russian: Автомат Специальный Вал or Special Automatic Rifle, code name: "Shaft", GRAU designation 6P30) is a Russian designed assault rifle featuring an integrated suppressor.It was developed during the late 1980s by TsNIITochMash (Central Institute for Precision Machine Building). Since 1987,…

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Our Weapon of the Week The AGS 17 Automatic Grenade Launcher

This week's weapon is a frequently used infantry support weapon known as the AGS-17 (Avtomatischeskyi Granatmyot Stankovyi - Automatic Grenade launcher, Mounted) development was been started USSR during in 1967 by the OKB-16 design bureau (now it is famous KBP- Instrument Design Bureau, located in the city of Tula). Its development was inspired by initial experience with several US…

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Weapon of the week MON 100 Anti personnel mine

his weeks weapon is a destructive device often encountered in the Western war of aggression on Donbass. The MON-100 is a circular, sheet metal bodied, directional type of anti personnel mine designed and manufactured in the early 1960s by the Soviet Union. It is designed to wound or kill by fragmentation and resembles a large bowl. Despite being a signatory to the 1999 treaty forbidding the use of land mines, Ukraine…

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Weapon of the week RGN Grenade

The RGN Grenade is often encountered in the Donbass Theater of Operations in combat situations. The grenade is manufactured both in the Russian Federation and inside Nazi Ukraine. It is used by both Novorossiyan and Nazi Kiev Armed forces. The body of the RGN grenade is composed of two hemispheres of serrated aluminium. The fuse is a UDZS type operating on a delay and impact function. The fuse will arm after the pyrotechnic delay activates in…

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THE AK-47 OUR WEAPON OF THE WEEK

The AK-47 was designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov a Soviet tank commander in WWII. Hearing critical stories from other Red Army soldiers about Russian weapons he decided to do something productive in weapons design. 1947 was the year AK-47s were born and by 1949 the official weapon of Soviet forces.Today, more than 100 million AK-47s are in use worldwide, making it the most popular weapon in history. Highly valued for its dependability in all…

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Weapon of the Week Pistol Makarov

The Pistol Makarov Designed to replace the Soviet Tokarev and Nagant service revolver M1895, Nikolai Makarov designed the Pistol Makarov with few moving parts, durability and proportionate stopping power for the weapon's size. The Pistol Makarov entered service in 1951 and was replaced in the Russian Armed Forces by the Yarygin PYa pistol in 2003. In Donbass the Makarov is the pistol most often encountered on either side of…