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Category: Artillery


13 records found.
Railway artillery -::- by Sakhal
2015-06-23 - Votes: 0 - Views: 1438 - Last update: Never
<span class="bold">Max E</span><br/><br/> <div class="img-wrapper" style="margin:auto; width:700px; clear:both;"><a href="../images/railway_artillery/railway_cannon_Max_E.jpg"><img width="690" src="../images/railway_artillery/railway_cannon_Max_E.jpg" al...
Artillery on the 20th century -::- by Sakhal
2015-06-19 - Votes: 0 - Views: 1130 - Last update: Never
<span class="font_larger"><span class="italic">Future military historians that would look backward to the 20th century could easily think that it was the zenith of artillery. Due to the huge diversity of types and multitude of designs, it seems that w...
Soviet rocket artillery - From M-13 to BM-27 -::- ...
2015-06-18 - Votes: 0 - Views: 2209 - Last update: Never
<div class="img-wrapper" style="margin:auto; width:485px; clear:both;"><img width="475" src="../images/artillery/soviet_rocket_artillery_trucks_low-res.jpg" alt="Soviet rocket artillery - From M-13 to BM-27"/></div><br/><br/> <span class="bold">M-13</spa...
WW2 anti-tank rifles -::- by Sakhal
2015-06-17 - Votes: 0 - Views: 1116 - Last update: Never
<div class="img-wrapper" style="margin:auto; width:700px; clear:both;"><a href="../images/infantry/anti-tank_rifles_ww2.jpg"><img width="690" src="../images/infantry/anti-tank_rifles_ww2.jpg" alt="WW2 anti-tank rifles"/></a></div><br/><br/> <span class="...
German ballistic contraptions of WW2 -::- by Sakha...
2015-06-10 - Votes: 0 - Views: 1473 - Last update: Never
<span class="bold">Recoilless cannons for aircraft</span><br/><br/> The &quot;Davis cannon&quot; was a recoilless cannon for aircraft introduced in the Royal Naval Air Service during the last weeks of the First World War, with the purpose of hitting ship...
WW2 anti-tank projectors -::- by Sakhal
2015-06-07 - Votes: 0 - Views: 845 - Last update: 2015-06-18
<div class="img-wrapper" style="margin:auto; width:700px; clear:both;"><a href="../images/infantry/anti-tank_projectors_ww2.jpg"><img width="690" src="../images/infantry/anti-tank_projectors_ww2.jpg" alt="WW2 anti-tank projectors"/></a></div><br/><br/> <...
Russian artillery - From Katyusha to Smerch -::- b...
2015-01-16 - Votes: 0 - Views: 4527 - Last update: 2015-01-16
<span class="font_larger"><span class="italic">Two Russian state-owned corporations, SPLAV and Rosvoorouzhenie, presented in the shooting range at Orenburg, ending the 20th century, an improved version of the multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) BM-21...
ZSU-57-2 and ZSU-23-4 anti-aircraft artillery -::-...
2015-01-14 - Votes: 0 - Views: 2593 - Last update: Never
<span class="bold">ZSU-57-2</span><br/><br/> The ZSU-57-2 was the first Soviet self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery system that entered service in large scale after the Second World War (in 1955-56). It was introduced in the Red Army to provide ant...
Towards the modern fortification -::- by Sakhal
2014-10-24 - Votes: 0 - Views: 4859 - Last update: Never
<span class="bold"><span class="font_larger">The fortification after the Middle Age</span></span><br/><br/> First cannons benefited more the defense of castles than their siege, due mainly to their low firepower and range. Medieval castles resisted the i...
600 mm Mortar Thor -::- by Sakhal
2014-10-09 - Votes: 0 - Views: 3283 - Last update: Never
In 1935, the Wehrmacht, in the rush for rearmament, solicited from the German heavy industry weapons of uncommon characteristics; the cannons &quot;Gustav&quot; and &quot;Dora&quot; can be considered a perfect example of this. In that same year a huge...
800 mm Kanone -::- by Sakhal
2014-10-08 - Votes: 0 - Views: 2755 - Last update: Never
In 1935, one of the military objectives of prime importance for the German Army was the Maginot Line. To achieve a solution for the problem of neutralizing such an exceptional stronghold of the potential adversary it was decided to search for a weapon in ...
280 mm Kanone 5 -::- by Sakhal
2014-10-07 - Votes: 0 - Views: 1738 - Last update: Never
The Allied troops that the 22nd January 1944 landed in Anzio did not think that the German resistance would be so tenacious. There were polemics about the behaviour of General Lucas, about how the Operation Shingle could have been avoided or managed i...
Panzerschreck and Panzerfaust -::- by Sakhal
2014-09-26 - Votes: 0 - Views: 864 - Last update: Never
Unlike what was expected at the beginning, the Second World War assumed an increasingly slow evolution that lasted for painful and tragic years. This new aspect of the situation led to a modification in the type of warlike operations, and hence to an ...