Defence Industry

Anniversary of the Arsenal Central Design Bureau

On the 21th of November, the Frunze Arsenal Design Bureau, which is Russia's leading developer of missile and artillery systems, celebrated its 55th anniversary.

29.12.2004 Visits - 19773 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Turkey to buy 350 Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks from Germany

Turkey is considering an acquisition of 350 ex-German Army Leopard-2 MBTs. The Turkish team visited Germany at the beginning of September to inspect the vehicles.

23.11.2004 Visits - 15088 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Chief Designer Who Was Well Ahead of His Time

The 29th of October 2004 will mark the 100th anniversary of Aleksandr A. Morozov, an outstanding tank designer of the 20th century, who was one of those who established tank design school, and after whom the Kharkiv Machine Building Design Bureau is named. The school in question is based on thorough analysis of so-lutions being used, low weight of vehicle designs, irreconcilability with temporary solutions and various luxuries, simplicity and reliability and, as a result, development of competitive examples of up-to-date armoured fighting vehicles.

27.10.2004 Visits - 26466 Posts - 0

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