Difference Between Artillery : Howitzer, Mortar and Gun

Artillery is a branch of service that supports the fighting troops by means of fire support (and by observations). Fire support can be given by direct or indirect fire from guns or rockets. Artillery is not a weapon but a class. Its scope varies somewhat between nations but broadly it comprises field artillery, anti-aircraft artillery … Read more Difference Between Artillery : Howitzer, Mortar and Gun

How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

Despite Russia’s saber-rattling towards NATO allies and its aggressive intervention in the Syrian civil war, 2016 has seen the country do the unthinkable and cut its defence budget for the first time in decades. Half of the country’s government revenues come from oil and gas exports , and its economy has taken a big hit … Read more How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

U.S. tanks roll into Germany to protect against potential Russian invasion

The deployment — which also includes 3,500 U.S. Troops — is to protect Eastern Europe against a potential Russian invasion. In the dock area of the German city of Bremerhaven all around is American military hardware just off the boat — everything from Humvees to tanks. The official name for this display of military muscle … Read more U.S. tanks roll into Germany to protect against potential Russian invasion

100’s of US tanks, heavy equipment flows into Europe to counter ‘Russian aggression’

Hundreds of American tanks, trucks and other military equipment have arrived at the German port of Bremerhaven to be transferred to Eastern Europe as part of NATO’s buildup near Russia’s borders. The Resolve cargo ship arrived on Wednesday, while two more vessels – Freedom and Endurance – are expected in Germany on Sunday, Deutsche Welle … Read more 100’s of US tanks, heavy equipment flows into Europe to counter ‘Russian aggression’

Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Russia is reportedly preparing to upgrade its Soviet-era T-80 battle tanks in order to bring them back into service. Up to 3,000 of the tanks, which entered service in 1976, will be updated to bring their combat power closer to the current T-90 model. “At present, the preparative works to start the modernisation of the … Read more Russia ‘preparing bring to up to 3,000 Soviet-era T-80 tanks back into service’

Pakistan Interested in Russian Air Defense Systems, Tanks

The Pakistani armed forces show deep interest in Russian air defense systems and tanks. “Our army services are [showing] keen interest in different Russian products. We are looking for the air platform, for any sorts of helicopters; for the Army, we are looking for tanks, we are looking for anti-tanks weapon system and more importantly … Read more Pakistan Interested in Russian Air Defense Systems, Tanks