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From the second war in chechnya, BTR-80 With ERA bricks and Rubber side skirts from a Russian Tank.



This would be a good use for your Dragon/Revell BTR-80 and T-80 ?



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The mighty 2s19 MSTA, on exercise in Russia.

Note the Diamond on the side, and missing rear side skirt easy for you to copy for your kit.

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BTR-60PB upgraded.

Trumpeter have this kit in 1/35

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BMP-3

Several kits of the BMP-3, the best 1/35 Kits are from Trumpeter. Hannants have a few different versions in their specials section cheap.

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The T-90 Russian MBT, The lens on the Shorta box should be purple black NOT RED.

There are a few kits in 1/72 scale and Meng and Zvezda kits for 1/35. both will make nice kits.

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T-80U, this photo was taken a few months ago,during the big Russian mobilization.

Many so called experts were surprised, as they had all stated it was no longer in service with the Russian Army

1/72 and 1/35 kits are available of the T-80U.

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BTR-60PU Armored command vehicle.

This vehicle is still in use to today, this photo from recent mobilization 2014.

Trumpeter make a very nice BTR-60PU in 1/35 scale.

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BMPT "Ramka" "Tank Support Fighting Vehicle"

This vehicle is Not in Russian Army Service, but has been exported to Kazakhstan.

2 1/35 scale kits due out in 2014.

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"BMPT "Ramka" "Tank Support Fighting Vehicle"



This vehicle is Not in Russian Army Service, but has been exported to Kazakhstan.



2 1/35 scale kits due out in 2014"




Is this the "Terminator" ?


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TOS-1

Russian Multiple rocket launcher

Trumpeter are realising this kit in 1/35 this year

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The T-90 Russian MBT, The lens on the Shorta box should be purple black NOT RED.

When it's switched off, yes. When the Shtora is on it is very definitely orange red with a dark centre (which is what I think modellers are depicting):

http://i.imgur.com/Irr3vWm.jpg

http://a9.vietbao.vn/images/vi975/quoc-te/75340536-T-90Ashtoraactive.jpg

http://defense-update.com/images/shtora-10.jpg

http://a1.ec-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/48/45481cd821974d109e0b110d3a7e6604/l.jpg

In fact I suspect the lens itself may be clear and the elements behind it give it the darker colour, it's hard to tell:

http://cache.ilbe.com/files/attach/images/377678/886/672/065/4744bb30b5b7a0a5e77a542912dd1612.jpg

HTH

Andy

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Most of those pics are photoshopped. RED can be seen for miles, just does not make Tactical sense.

For modelers making their kits it's up to them. :bye:

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Yes I have seen this video and only proves that RED can be seen for miles, this was a propaganda Video. If you look at the first tank with the lights on, there is nothing but a bulb in the shorta housing.

And I say For modelers making their kits it's up to them. Lets agree to disagree :bye:

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Never mind what colour the Shtora is. Why is it made of Stickle Bricks?

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Russian 2s19 МСТА 152mm self-propelled howitzer

In service with 8 countries, Including Venezuela and Ethiopia.

Trumpeter have just released a nice 1/35 kit ot the MSTA.

Ethiopian 2s19

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Yes I have seen this video and only proves that RED can be seen for miles, this was a propaganda Video. If you look at the first tank with the lights on, there is nothing but a bulb in the shorta housing.

And I say For modelers making their kits it's up to them. Lets agree to disagree :bye:

From what research I've done over past couple of days it may be the case that they are electro-optic "dazzlers" that only shine red when a IR guided at round is heading for them, to jam it and break it's lock. So yes they wouldn't be on all the time but would just flash briefly as required. Still trying to research this further. The puzzling thing is IR should be invisible to eyes, however some IR bulbs do glow red. Hmmm...????

Andy

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From what research I've done over past couple of days it may be the case that they are electro-optic "dazzlers" that only shine red when a IR guided at round is heading for them, to jam it and break it's lock. So yes they wouldn't be on all the time but would just flash briefly as required. Still trying to research this further. The puzzling thing is IR should be invisible to eyes, however some IR bulbs do glow red. Hmmm...????

Andy

Just to throw in some further confusion, some cameras can 'see' IR light that is invisible to the human eye. Most modern digital cameras have IR filters to prevent this, but there are a number of ways of sidestepping this (or just use a camera that will see IR, they are available).

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2014 Victory Parade rehearsals in Alabino, All Photos Vitaly V. Kuzmin

2S19M2 Msta-S SPH

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9P157-2 antitank missile

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KAMAZ-63968 Typhoon-K MRAP vehicle

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Thank You Vitaly

more to follow..........

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