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History of MiG Aircraft (Part 7) – MiG-25 – USSR’s Mach 3 interceptor

Introduction:   The story of the MiG-25 Foxbat is one of the most interesting stories of Russian fighter jets. It all started when the Sovi…

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Jeff16-A short story of Scouting, War Horses and SdKfz 23x 8rad series.

Since Human Being raised from the mud, conflicts raised in the same time. (Sorry, Lord, it's a constatation...) ---------------------------…

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2 Apr 13, 2017
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jeff22-The rocket propelled fleas - (3of3)

Rocket propelled fleas -  (3of3) Main source: Wikipedia + Web search * 1944- Me 163C / Ju 248/ Me 263 / Ju EF 127 Walli The Me 163C wa…

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10 Apr 17, 2016
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World Firsts

First airplane (first heavier than air, fixed wing, propulsion driven vehicle) Wright Flyer First operational jet fighter in the world…

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7 Mar 23, 2016
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Military Channel's top 10 tanks

Another top 10 blog post but this time about tanks. I did mention the German Tiger I and Panzer IV tanks from this top 10 list in a previou…

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3 Jan 25, 2016
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History of MiG Aircraft (Part 6) – MiG-23, Enter the variable wing geometry fighter

Introduction: The story of the MiG-23 started when the Soviets came to know the drawbacks of its predecessor, the MiG-21. Some of these dr…

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3 Jan 25, 2016
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History of MiG Aircraft (Part 8) – MiG-29 – MiG's 4th Generation fighter

Introduction: The lessons learned from the Vietnam War proved to both military personnel and aircraft designers around the world that the…

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8 Jan 25, 2016
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History of MiG Aircraft (Part 2) – MiG-9 Fargo, MiG’s first operational jet fighter

The MiG-3 was certainly not successful as its designers hoped it would be. But lucky for MiG OKB (OKB is a transliteration of the Russian a…

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8 May 20, 2015
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History of MiG Aircraft (Part 7) – MiG-25 – USSR’s Mach 3 interceptor

Introduction:   The story of the MiG-25 Foxbat is one of the most interesting stories of Russian fighter jets. It all started when the Sovi…

Started by AM

9 Jan 18, 2015
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Forward-swept wing aircraft

I was at Hallmark toy shop in Cairo when I came across these interesting looking models by Match Box. One of those models was called "Steal…

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4 Dec 22, 2014
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Caution! Russian tanks are coming

Since WWII, both Russian military leaders and engineers were convinced that average quality and enormous quantity were key factors in winni…

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8 Oct 11, 2014
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