Battle of Pilckem Ridge

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The Battle of Pilckem Ridge was a WWI military engagement that took place from July 31 to August 3, 1917, during the Third Battle of Ypres. It was fought between the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and German 4th Army’s units, near Passchendaele, Belgium. Preceded by heavy artillery bombardment, the British launched an assault on the […]

Westland Wallace

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The Westland Wallace was a British light bomber used by the Royal Air Force from 1933 to 1943. Developed from the Wapiti aircraft, it was a two-seat biplane powered by one 680 hp, Bristol Pegasus IV radial engine. It had a metal and canvas fuselage and a fixed landing gear. It saw combat action as […]

F-4 Flight Characteristics

Thanks to its two General Electric J79-GE-8 turbojet engines, the F-4 Phantom II was characterized by its powerful thrust during flight. This allowed its pilot to engage and disengage from a dog-fight any time he deemed convenient. Being introduced in 1961, it established sixteen speed, altitude and climbing rate records. It was equipped with advanced […]

Battle of Breslau (Summary)

The Battle of Breslau was one of the last battles of World War II. It was fought between the Soviet 6th Army, under Vladimir Gluzdovskii, and the German garrison of the city of Breslau, commanded by Hans von Ahlfen, in southeastern Germany. The Russian forces attacked the city from the East, on February 13, 1945. […]

Kornet ATGM

Kornet

The 9M133 Kornet is an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), which is in service with the Russian Army since 1994. It is also used by the armies of Azerbaijan, Greece, Jordan, Algeria, and Syria. It has ¬†been employed in combat action by Hamas, Hezbollah, and other extremist groups, from 2006, in the Middle East, against the […]

Alcotan-100

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Alcotan-100 is an anti-tank weapon used by the infantry. Produced in Spain by Instalaza since 1998, it is a shoulder-fired , recoiless rocket launcher. It consists of a 100-mm-caliber, reusable tube fitted with a fire control unit and a laser rangefinder for day and night operations. This system is called VOSEL fire control system, which […]