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    artjomh, is KS-129 sub out of service?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy_UA View Post
    artjomh, is KS-129 sub out of service?
    It's in overhaul since at least 2008.

    The original Orenburg (KS-441) has been decommissioned in 2004.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyWalker View Post
    OMG Vitaly those kids must be Spetsnaz Alfa Group am I right? OMG! Because everyone who holds military weapons or dresses as a soldier in Russia is automatically Special Forces. Well at least to 75% of the members on this forum
    now, you gotta be drunk (or sober for too long)

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    Quote Originally Posted by emind View Post
    now, you gotta be drunk (or sober for too long)
    Listen. You don't know **** about what people post on this forum. So STFU and go away. This is the kind of bull**** people post http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums...ussian+special

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    Lighten up, Francis.
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    Default Lt Col Mark Yevtyukhin

    I would like to take a moment to remember the life and heroism of Lt Col Mark Yevtyukhin.

    On this day in 2000 he was among 84 Russian Airborne soldiers killed on hill 776 in the Battle of Ulus Kert. His actions decimated a large body of al-Qaeda fighters, perhaps up to a thousand killed, under Saudi Jihadist warlord Ibn Al-Khattab. The Islamists were attempting to flee to the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia. Several key Jihadists had previously been based in, or traversed through, the Pankisi Gorge, including Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

    Lt Col Yevtyukhin was a skillful and experienced commander, having served in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and the collapse of Yugoslavia.

    Today my thoughts reflect upon his life and heroism, his family, and those his soldiers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotus View Post
    I would like to take a moment to remember the life and heroism of Lt Col Mark Yevtyukhin.
    Good call Scotus. A country must know it's heroes.

    also, not military but nevertheless - interesting.
    New Russian pipe-rolling factory in Chelyabinsk

    http://englishrussia.com/index.php/2...-factory-ever/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotus View Post
    I would like to take a moment to remember the life and heroism of Lt Col Mark Yevtyukhin.

    On this day in 2000 he was among 84 Russian Airborne soldiers killed on hill 776 in the Battle of Ulus Kert. His actions decimated a large body of al-Qaeda fighters, perhaps up to a thousand killed, under Saudi Jihadist warlord Ibn Al-Khattab. The Islamists were attempting to flee to the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia. Several key Jihadists had previously been based in, or traversed through, the Pankisi Gorge, including Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

    Lt Col Yevtyukhin was a skillful and experienced commander, having served in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and the collapse of Yugoslavia.

    Today my thoughts reflect upon his life and heroism, his family, and those his soldiers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MkayNow? View Post
    You are overthinking it man. Kurils, Kurils, all for the Kurils.

    Mi-28s there next please, hell, send object 195 there for good measure.
    Your wish will be granted:

    http://www.interfax.co.uk/russia-cis...general-staff/

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    hello

    My first book:

    Guia de Misiles Antisubmarino Rusos de Lanzamiento Submarino



    Author: Edgar Guerrero
    language: Spanish
    Page: 65
    Format: ppsx

    Links:

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    unknown vehicle with 152 gun



    sorry for low quality

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheArmenian View Post
    LOL!

    And further, Bastion for Kurils!
    http://www.lenta.ru/news/2011/03/01/bastion/

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    http://twower.livejournal.com/499098.html

    Twower latest report, 36th MotoStrelkovaya Brigada.
    Once again, real reports from typical "new reform" units in Russia. These are not the shiny display units, but real field exercises. Of course it should be remembered he goes where the MOD sends him, but still, good stuff.

    I would like to point out:

    "Общался с солдатами. Реально радует, что все говорили о регулярных занятиях и учебе. Это вторая часть, из всех мною посещенных(первая - 393-я авиабаза), где солдаты сообщали, что проблем с кавказцами у них нет никаких. В части всего 70 солдат с Кавказа и единственное, чем они ярко запомнились, так это участием в самодеятельности(видеоролик смотрите ниже).
    Кормит всех опять же гражданская организация, солдаты говорят, что питание хорошее. Телефоны можно иметь, но в будние дни они у командира роты, в выходные выдают без проблем."


    They need to increase pay though, enticing people to serve will not work on the basis of better conditions/patriotism alone. Money will filter back into economy better than it ending up in Generals pockets anyways...


    Also they still use the Rapira AT gun. Wow, old school, but the recoil on that thing is remarkably weak.

    EDIT: Reason for recoil is they are using practice barell insert, large machine gun round, not a 100mm projectile.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MkayNow? View Post
    They need to increase pay though, enticing people to serve will not work on the basis of better conditions/patriotism alone. Money will filter back into economy better than it ending up in Generals pockets anyways...
    If I am not mistaken, in 2012 officer and sargeant salaries are planned to increase significantly. This was also mentioned by twower himself, I believe. Hope it happens, surely the number of people wanting to serve will increase.

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