By George Bradford
In line with meticulous learn of exact autos, legitimate pictures, manufacturing unit requisites, and, often times, the unique layout plans, George Bradfords drawings of global struggle II armored battling automobiles are rendered with nice precision and in unique scale providing army fanatics and modelers an important reference on those metal chariots of conflict. This quantity covers British autos resembling the Cruiser, Matilda, Crusader, Churchill, Cromwell, and the Valentine.
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The first set of artillery command and control vehicles was the 1V17, consisting of four different vehicles. The externally identical 1V18 and 1V19 are the command vehicles for the battery and battalion commander respectively; the vehicle’s turret houses observation devices and a laser rangefinder. The 1V110, based on the GAZ-66, is the battery fire direction 45 While local meteorological conditions can be measured directly at the launch site, obtaining important data on the upper air conditions that the rocket will encounter on its trajectory is the function of the RPMK-1 Ulybka.
This new vehicle, identified in 2012, features: • an on-board fire control computer • automated, high speed, and secure data transfer equipment • a system on the launch tube array that displays its orientation to the gunner on a screen located in the cab • the ability to lay the launch tube array from the vehicle cab and without using external aiming references • a satellite navigation system and visual display of the launch vehicle’s location, giving the vehicle the ability to fire from unsurveyed positions.
In addition to the launch vehicle and rockets, the other unique part of the 9K57 complex is the 9T452 resupply vehicle. The 9T452 uses the same chassis as the launch vehicle and carries 16 rockets. Once the resupply vehicle is aligned with the launch vehicle, the on-board crane is used to transfer a rocket to a loading rail and a mechanical rammer pushes the rocket into the launch tube. 5kg pressure activated mines) 9M27K3 AP mine (Cluster – 312 PFM-1 mines) 9M27S Incendiary 9M51 Thermobaric 9M59 AT mine (Cluster – 9 PTM-3 5kg magnetically activated mines) In addition to the spin during launch, folding fins at the rear of the rocket also provide stabilization.