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The T-44 is a medium tank first developed and produced near the end of World War II by the Soviet Union. It was the successor to the T-34, offering improved ride and cross-country performance and much greater armor. Designed to be equipped with a ...


Beech Factory Airport

Beech Factory Airport is a public use airport located five nautical miles east of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. It is privately owned by Beechcraft.



The US Army is to modify a government-owned Quick Reaction Capability Liberty Project aircraft into an Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System - Multi-Intelligence platform under a USD31.8 million contract it was announced ...


Air-to-air missiles of the Cold War


Air-to-surface missiles of the Cold War


Anti-ship missiles of the Cold War


Anti-tank missiles of the Cold War


Attack aircraft

An attack aircraft, strike aircraft, or attack bomber, is a tactical military aircraft that has a primary role of carrying out airstrikes with greater precision than bombers, and is prepared to encounter strong low-level air defenses while pressi ...



An interdictor is a type of attack aircraft that operates far behind enemy lines, with the express intent of interdicting the enemys military targets, most notably those involved in logistics. The interdiction prevents or delays enemy forces and ...


Multirole combat aircraft

A multirole combat aircraft is a combat aircraft intended to perform different roles in combat. A multirole fighter is a multirole combat aircraft which is, at the same time, also a fighter aircraft; in other words, an aircraft whose various role ...


Strike fighter

In current military parlance, a strike fighter is a multirole combat aircraft designed to operate primarily as an attack aircraft, while also incorporating certain performance characteristics of a fighter for air-to-air combat. As a category, it ...


Fighter aircraft


Air superiority fighter

An air superiority fighter is designed for entering and seizing control of enemy airspace as a means of establishing complete dominance over the enemys air force. Air superiority fighters are designed primarily to effectively engage enemy fighter ...


Bomber destroyer

Historically, several aircraft were designated bomber destroyers prior to and during the Second World War. They were a type of interceptor aircraft intended to destroy enemy bomber aircraft. Bomber destroyers were typically larger and heavier tha ...


Day fighter

A day fighter is a fighter aircraft equipped only to fight during the day. More specifically, it refers to a multi-purpose aircraft that does not include equipment for fighting at night, although it is sometimes used to refer to some interceptors ...


Emergency fighter

An emergency fighter is an aircraft designed or adapted for use as a fighter during an emergency period in war. While useful as a broad concept or definition, it is not easy to make the category of emergency fighter clear cut, as many aircraft de ...


Escort fighter

The escort fighter was a World War II concept for a fighter aircraft designed to escort bombers to and from their targets. An escort fighter needed range long enough to reach the target, loiter over it for the duration of the raid to defend the b ...


Heavy fighter

A heavy fighter is a fighter aircraft designed to carry heavier weapons or operate at longer ranges than light fighter aircraft. To achieve acceptable performance, most heavy fighters were twin-engine, and many had multi-place crews. In Germany, ...


Jet fighter


Light fighter

A Light fighter or lightweight fighter is a fighter aircraft towards the low end of the practical range of weight, cost, and complexity over which fighters are fielded. The light or lightweight fighter retains carefully selected competitive featu ...


Night fighter

A night fighter is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility. Night fighters began to be used in World War I and included types that were specifically modified to operate at night. During World War II, night ...


Penetration fighter

The term penetration fighter has been used to describe a long-range fighter aircraft designed to penetrate enemy air defences and attack defensive interceptors. The concept is similar to the escort fighter, but differs primarily in that the aircr ...


Jet fighters



A gunship is a military aircraft armed with heavy guns, primarily intended for attacking ground targets. In modern usage the term "gunship" refers to fixed-wing aircraft having laterally-mounted heavy armaments i.e. firing to the side to attack g ...


Fireforce webbing

Fireforce webbing was a webbing used by Fireforce of the Rhodesian Army during the bush war. A battle jerkin and chest rig were known items. It was made by Fereday & Sons of Salisbury.


M-1956 Load-Carrying Equipment

The M-1956 Load-Carrying Equipment, also known as the Individual Load-Carrying Equipment, replaced the M-1945 Combat Pack in the early 1960s. The M-1956 LCE came at a period when the United States Army was in the process of adopting a new service ...


Pouch Attachment Ladder System

The Pouch Attachment Ladder System or PALS is a grid of webbing invented and patented by United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center used to attach smaller equipment onto load-bearing platforms, such as vests an ...


Armoured train

An armoured train is a railway train protected with armour. Armoured trains usually include railroad cars armed with artillery, machine guns and autocannons, some also had slits used to fire small arms like pistols and rifles from the inside of t ...


Armoured trains of Poland


WD ex-LMS Fowler Class 3F

The War Department ex-LMS Fowler Class 3F consisted of 8 LMS Fowler Class 3F 0-6-0T steam locomotives requisitioned in 1940 from the London Midland and Scottish Railway.


LMS Stanier Class 8F


WD Austerity 2-10-0


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Model 1981 "Shinheung"

The Model 1981 "Shinheung" is a North Korean amphibious light tank. Its common western designation is PT-85. It is built for the needs of their army, with around 500 examples operated. The Model 1981 "Shinheung is based on the lengthened VTT-323 ...







The T-40 amphibious scout tank was an amphibious light tank used by the Soviet Union during World War II. It was armed with one 12.7 mm DShK machine gun. It was one of the few tanks that could cross a river without a bridge. It was primarily inte ...


Tanks of North Korea

The history and development of the tank in North Korea spans the period from their adoption after World War II with the foundation of the Korean Peoples Army, into the Cold War and the present. Over this period North Korea has moved from being an ...


Type 3 Ka-Chi

The Special Type 3 Launch Ka-Chi was an amphibious medium tank developed by the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II. The Type 3 Ka-Chi was based on an extensively modified Imperial Japanese Army Type 1 Chi-He medium tank and was a larger and m ...

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