Wodner what they regard as "comparable to the SS-18". So far the talks were only about RS-24 "replacing" SS-18, while RS-24 is not even nearly comparable.
Russia slso don't need a successor to SS-18 but a successor to SS-24 to save it's counterstrike potential.
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Notice on the fuselage behind the main gear the ball turrets that are visible. When the undercarriage is retracted they will have a clear view of the ground 360 degrees. They are DIRCM turrets... part of MANTA: http://www.scorpion.com.gr/manta.asp
First time I have seen them on Ka-52s. (have seen them on Ka-50s for testing).
Must admit I did wonder that myself. The RS-24 has already been mentioned publicly so I would wonder if that is the missile he refers to why he didn't mention it by name. Or perhaps they are working on a liquid fuelled heavy rocket that might be fully dual use for launching objects and for military use.Wodner what they regard as "comparable to the SS-18". So far the talks were only about RS-24 "replacing" SS-18, while RS-24 is not even nearly comparable.
DJoker, a moderator only few posts back told that we should not hotlink. It would be a real shame if this thread gets locked. So in future just copy the link of the photo you want to share and upload it to www.imageshack.us - it's very easy to use - and then you can freely put this photo here.
There is one photo of this vehicle during an amphibious landing from a ROPUCHA class landing ship. That indicates that it may equip the black berets (Russian marines) units. In that case, it will be indeed a PT-76 replacement.
While there a many photos of the Ka-50 with the landing gear up, I have never come accross a Ka-52 with the wheels up. All of the photos I have seen are with the landing gear down ??????
Rehearsal of the parade in Yekaterinburg
Indeed! The Strela 10 and the Akatsiya cannot take rubber track pads anyway, while the Msta-S and the T-72 do not have them fitted.
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