Jump to content
Sturgeon's House
LoooSeR

General artillery, SPGs, MLRS and long range ATGMs thread.

Recommended Posts

   From parade in Iran (Tehran).

m5Do2NW.jpg

 

   Zelzal unguided rocket.

lahXQVu.jpg

 

   Medium range ballistic missile "Khorramshahr", AFAIK it is new.

zuwSHHD.jpg

 

   Emad medium range ballistic missile with guided warhead stage.

B8Mz4h8.jpg

 

Spoiler

fVZ0mDO.jpg

 

 

Ghadr-F medium range ballistic missile

Spoiler

3wcHgfO.jpg

 

 

Sajil medium range ballistic missile

Spoiler

akF5Z0D.jpg

 

 

   Modernised Qiam short range ballistic missile, with guided warhead stage

QGc1rHl.jpg

 

   TEL for Dezful ballistic missile (1000 km range, somewhere in between short and medium range BMs)

usGV9eQ.jpg

 

Spoiler

H5cG5P1.jpg

 

https://imp-navigator.livejournal.com/857068.html

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

   Footage of Msta-S (loading from outside, inside footage, etc)

 

   Msta-S SPG have number of features i would like to see on the tank - autoloader that can be refilled from outside with relatively easy way to put shells into autoloader, bustle autoloader system that potentially can be turned into separate compartment.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

   Some of system showed at parade. Unknown names, first is modular MRLS (different rockets, several variants with different range, warhead, etc) 

QQUTmwu.jpg

 

   SPG on wheeled chassis.

JvjVkGo.jpg

 

   AFT-10

3185050_original.jpg

 

   TEL for YJ-12B AShM

Oh4bsom.jpg

 

Spoiler

BRpbAhz.jpg

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote

The medium-range ballistic missiles DF-17 with a hypersonic warhead are another novelty of the parade. As far as I remember, the Americans, after they recorded the tests of this missile, estimated its maximum range of it in the region of 1800-2500 km.

https://imp-navigator.livejournal.com/859740.html

uJb93hq.jpg

 

Spoiler

JOPHWSv.jpg

 

uuqCsWa.jpg

 

OD6rFWO.jpg

 

5JrasQh.jpg

 

y01W8Jo.jpg

 

ZvF2zFw.jpg

 

 

Quote

Long-range strategic supersonic missile DF-100 (CJ-100). But the tests of this rocket before taking into service China was able to carry out so that almost nothing was known about it at all. It was first spotted during the parade rehearsals and the other day the shots of its launch were shown.

N58mNLt.jpg

 

Spoiler

mklWzlN.jpg

 

NadEX33.jpg

 

KZMlisf.jpg

 

oVngNgB.jpg

 

Quote

The latest intercontinental ballistic missiles DF-41. Although shots with them were madepreviously, but without a casing they were shown for the first time just now, so this can also be fully called the absolute novelty of the parade. Mobile ground missile systems with these heavy ICBMs are apparently gradually becoming the main Chinese nuclear deterrent against the United States. According to rough estimates, their maximum range can be up to 12000-14000 km. In the USA, it is believed that in addition to these PGRCs, China is developing variants of these missiles for mine-based and railway complexes.

   Chinese Yars/Topol, heh.

 

NCQIxZF.jpg

 

Spoiler

jYmJn9q.jpg

 

d25lRXW.jpg

 

BrJgFpE.jpg

 

gwykPkj.jpg

 

bDcyjf6.jpg

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote

MOSCOW, October 1. / TASS /. Contracts for the supply of the latest 82-mm Drok self-propelled mortars and 120-mm Phlox self-propelled artillery vehicles to the Russian Armed Forces have already been signed. About this in an interview with TASS on the Ground Forces Day, said the special representative of the UVZ on military-technical cooperation, Army General Alexei Maslov.

 

Drok

DROK_190213_01.jpg

 

   Phlox

1484632027_floks.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

   That is a bit.. unexpected. DF-10A cruise missile TEL and YJ-62 AShM TEL on the video.

 

   Different video - launches of missiles, some of which were shown at parade, including new hypersonic DF-17

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

   About Chinese wheeled SPG

Spoiler

JvjVkGo.jpg

 

   Here is a video of it shooting.

 

Quote

The report from the military exercises of the 76th PLA Army Group in Tibet for the first time shows the firing of the division of the new 155-mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers PLC-181.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

   French-German-Italian 4th gen ATGM - Polyphem.

http://sistemasdearmas.com.br/pgm/fog02polyphem.html

https://i.imgur.com/5X2pkmk.jpg

 

Quote

   Initial research on Polyphem began in 1982. At the end of 1984, the MBB conducted five test launches of short-range Mamba-L missiles to demonstrate fiber-optic video transmission systems at a range of 1.5 km.

https://i.imgur.com/Vj2Sst8.jpg 

   Mamba-L, 1984

 

Quote

   Aerospastiale entered the program in 1986. The SS-12 rocket was used in two subsequent trials. Accelerators were mounted sideways to not to damage the coil fiber. Images was transmitted by a camera located in the front of the rocket. Tests were successfully conducted between 1988 and 1989.

https://i.imgur.com/HCqIJeG.jpg

 

Quote

Development of the original Polyphem concept used against Soviet armored attacks in Europe. The initial program focused on the use of reconnaissance UAVs and ground-to-ground missiles for stationary and moving targets, but also explored the ground-to-air option.

https://i.imgur.com/Y0MV2Rm.jpg

 

Quote

   In March 1994, the Italian army entered the program. Spain and the UK were interested in the project. The British army intended to acquire a fiber optic missile system (FOMS) after 2005, for a missile that could be launched from the MLRS.

   As part of a three-year development program, the first flight of the Polyphem SS-12 (SS-12 adapted missile) was carried out on July 19, 1995 in Essay de Land in the south of France at a distance of 3 km at an altitude of 800 m. The aerodynamics, navigation system, data transfer and unwinding of the optical fiber were tested. All tests were successful, and all fibers were able to withstand rocket thrust. Tests on unwound of fiber showed that there was no degradation in transmission performance.

   In July 1996, the unwinding of a coil of Filotex fiber optic cable was demonstrated with data transfer beyond the maximum range using a “cocoon” in a C22 target drone (selected to simulate a missile). Aerospastiale used the same wire on a Hussar unmanned aerial vehicle in a similar system, which was proposed to fulfill the German application LUNA.

 

Quote

   On April 24, 1997, another test was conducted with Polyphem in Landes against a truck at a distance of 16 km with an accuracy of 1 m. The demonstration missile was 2.3 meters long, weighed 100 kg and had a diameter of 200 mm. The final missile was supposed to have a weight of 130 kg and a maximum diameter of 220 mm with a 20 kg HEAT or multipurpose fragmentation warhead. The Williams WJ2 turbojet engine was to be replaced by a Teledyne Model 320 1150N. The WJ2 turbojet engine had problems with the fuel system, which delayed the program.

https://i.imgur.com/JfXx9bR.jpg

 

https://i.imgur.com/kEhBXOz.jpg

 

Quote

   Additional tests with the PtSi IR camera were carried out in 1997, and the coil with fiber optic was unwound up to 60 km in 1998. Two launches were planned for 2001 in Meppen, Germany.

   After testing and technology research, until 1997, a launch vehicle, a long-range fiber optic reel, a long-range rocket configuration, a tail geometry with new wing folding mechanisms, and a self-destruction system were improved.

   A technical and operational assessment was to be conducted from 1998 to 2002 to fully refine the battery and other systems, including future test launches to evaluate applications for long-range high-precision artillery attacks and naval operations in anti-ship missions and ground targets, with helicopters and coastal batteries.

 

https://i.imgur.com/rXNbcWn.jpg

 

Quote

   The marine version, called Polyphem-M, was supposed to equip submarines and was supported by Germany to equip ships and submarines of the U-212 type. Discussions were held with the US Navy. Preliminary tests were carried out on a submarine of type 206 in marine conditions. Depending on the size of the missile, the flight range can be 15, 41 or 65 km, and the maximum launch depth is 400 m. The Polyphem-M program was separated from the project and converted to Triton. Polyphemus-M is now a version of the "terrestrial" Polyphem.

 

https://i.imgur.com/RLFBJmK.jpg

 

Spoiler

https://i.imgur.com/AY2If3U.jpg

 

Quote

   A "coastal" version was proposed for Finland and Abu Dhabi, and a short-range option (15 km) without a turbojet engine was proposed as an alternative to Sea Skua. Fire tests of the Polyphem from Sea King and Sea Lynx were planned for 1997 but were not carried out.

   The missile was tested on UH-1 in October 2000 and there were test plans for Puma. The fuselage was covered with sensors to measure impact of rocket launch pressure during launch. The goal is to find the optimal location for installing and launching the rocket while protecting the launch platform.

 

https://i.imgur.com/GGXC8pC.jpg

 

Quote

   DASA participating companies (EADS), through their subsidiary Daimler-Benz Aerospace / LFK, were responsible for the ground station and the design of the rear of the rocket, including the fiber optic coil. Italmissile is responsible for mission planning, infrared systems, a launcher and a warhead. Aerospastiale assembles the main body and turbojet engine. The development cost is about 270 million dollars. Aerospastiale withdrew from the project, and Alenia and Northrop Grumman, who lost the competition for EFOGM, were considered potential participants.

 

https://i.imgur.com/gQ3KGMY.jpg

 

Spoiler

https://i.imgur.com/hN6GurN.jpg https://i.imgur.com/PI8MWOu.jpg

 

Quote

   Polyphem could be installed on trucks, ships, submarines and helicopters and used day or night against moving and stationary targets. The operator could intervene in the control of missile at any time. He can take control and change the target (manually selected and automatically identified). The missile has a dual function and can be used for attack and reconnaissance. During the mission, IR images are recorded for subsequent mission assessment.

   A missile can automatically fly to a target at any time, and to verify the correct choice of a target and, if necessary, adjustments, a “man in the loop” is implemented in the system. The operator can take command at any time and switch to manual flight.

   The Polyphem program as a whole was canceled in 2003.

 

https://i.imgur.com/z8OLFYu.jpg

 

Spoiler

https://i.imgur.com/mXumhz2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ttLKpZa.jpg

 

   Simulator for training

https://i.imgur.com/qZVwzlQ.jpg

 

Spoiler

https://i.imgur.com/M0SWnaP.jpg

 

Quote

Length: 3.0 m
Diameter: 254 mm
Weight: 145 kg
Warhead: 20 kg
Range: up to 60 km
Height: 20-600m
Cruising speed: Mach 0.45 - 120-180 m/s

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe I could find an article from Czech ATM magazine from the end of 90' about this missile. I should have it somewhere in my parent's house. I remember that many of these images were part of it too. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote

South Korea has completed the development of a 120 mm self-propelled mortar integrated into the M113 tracked armored personnel carrier.

   The administration of the DAPA defense procurement program announced that the self-propelled system, the development of which began in March 2014, successfully completed all the requirements set by the South Korean military after final tests and evaluations. The SPM was developed for the army of the Republic of Korea by several South Korean companies, including Hanwha Defense and S&T Dynamics, the cost of work amounted to $ 35.7 million. The integrated mortar system can rotate 360 °, and it is claimed to have a firing range of 2.3 times that of the aging M30 rifled mortar, which it is expected to replace. DAPA also said that the new weapon is equipped with an automated fire control system and a loading mechanism. South Korea also uses the M113 variant as a command machine for the new system. The development of this self-propelled mortar system is expected to significantly improve the capabilities of mechanized forces.

   It is noted that Seoul will "actively support" the export of this system to countries interested in acquiring it.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Similar Content

    • By LoooSeR
      Hello, my friends and Kharkovites, take a sit and be ready for your brains to start to work - we are going to tell you a terrible secret of how to tell apart Soviet tanks that actually works like GLORIOUS T-80 and The Mighty T-72 from Kharkovites attempt to make a tank - the T-64. Many of capitalists Westerners have hard time understanding what tank is in front of them, even when they know smart words like "Kontakt-5" ERA. Ignoramus westerners!
       
       
         Because you are all were raised in several hundreds years old capitalism system all of you are blind consumer dummies, that need big noisy labels and shiny colorful things to be attached to product X to be sold to your ignorant heads and wallets, thats why we will need to start with basics. BASICS, DA? First - how to identify to which tank "family" particular MBT belongs to - to T-64 tree, or T-72 line, or Superior T-80 development project, vehicles that don't have big APPLE logo on them for you to understand what is in front of you. And how you can do it in your home without access to your local commie tank nerd? 
       
       
         Easy! Use this Putin approved guide "How to tell appart different families of Soviet and Russian tanks from each other using simple and easy to spot external features in 4 steps: a guide for ignorant western journalists and chairborn generals to not suck in their in-depth discussions on the Internet".
       
       
       
      Chapter 1: Where to look, what to see.
       
      T-64 - The Ugly Kharkovite tank that doesn't work 
       
         We will begin with T-64, a Kharkovite attempt to make a tank, which was so successful that Ural started to work on their replacement for T-64 known as T-72. Forget about different models of T-64, let's see what is similar between all of them.
       
       
       

       
       
         
       
       
      T-72 - the Mighty weapon of Workers and Peasants to smash westerners
       
         Unlike tank look-alike, made by Kharkovites mad mans, T-72 is true combat tank to fight with forces of evil like radical moderate barbarians and westerners. Thats why we need to learn how identify it from T-64 and you should remember it's frightening lines!
       

       
       
       
      The GLORIOUS T-80 - a Weapon to Destroy and Conquer bourgeois countries and shatter westerners army
       
         And now we are looking at the Pride of Party and Soviet army, a true tank to spearhead attacks on decadent westerners, a tank that will destroy countries by sucking their military budgets and dispersing their armies in vortex of air, left from high-speed charge by the GLORIOUS T-80!

      The T-80 shooting down jets by hitting them behind the horizont 
          
    • By LoooSeR
      T-14 ARMATA 
      (edited)
              This thread is about glorious russian MBT T-14, known as "Armada", "T-95", "black eagle", "T-99" and other stupid Western names given to Object 148 (T-14 in some recent documents). Here is number of images connected to that vehicle.
       

      Official model of unknown "artillery vehicle". Yeah, Putin, we know that this is T-14. Note Gatling gun on turret right side.
       
      Artist impression of T-14 based on known model, by Fyodor Podporin. 
       

      T-14 will use Relikt ERA, which is considerable improvement over Kontakt-5 in resisting to tandem HEAT warheads and EFPs.

       
      Side skirts would be thicker on a real vehicle, i think. Relikt have AFAIK bigger size than Kontakt-5 ERA build-in blocks.

       
       
       
       
       
      Whole album with renders: 
      http://imgur.com/a/8Tn9b
       
      Video of same render from same artist:

       
       
            People expect that tank would have turret weapon system like what you see on the BMP-3 "Bakhcha-U" turret - a lot of weapons in one turret for one gunner to work with. T-14 is rumored to be equipped with 30 (or even 57) mm autocannon, 4-6 barrel gatling type MG/HMG, new 125 (2A82) or even 152 mm (2A83) smoothbore cannons. Turret is unmanned, crew of 3 would be located in frontal part of hull, behind very serious frontal armor inside of compartment, well protected from all directions. Cannon would be loaded by new autoloading device. I hope that Burevestnik is working on them, those guys managed to make 100 mm Naval gun with RoF of 300 shots per minute.
       
            I really like how turret looks, but i don't understand why there is such a big turret "busket" for unmanned turret with all ammo placed inside of hull in special armored housing. Also, i don't see gunner sight and proposed FSC radar on 3D model (i assume that panoramic sight is for commander). Laser sensors on 3D model are from T-90A variant of "Shtora".
       
            Some officials mentioned works on new active protection system, that consist of powerfull radar station, that can work on "long ranges" and engage incoming projectiles (missiles) with that gatling MG. Will this system survive development stage and be presented on serial tanks is unknown. Although turret for T-15 Armata-based IFV already was shown with new APS "Afganit".
       
            If you pay attention you may see that artist used T-80 rollers for Armata chassis, and this is not a mistake - according to some sources Armata heavy chassis will use T-80 or T-80-like rollers to save weight. And looking at rear part of that tank you may notice a engine deck from gas-turbine equipped version of the T-80, which can be mistake becuase MoD want Armata with new ~1500 HP diesel engine. 
    • By CrashbotUS
      I'm doing some research on cold war era Soviet artillery doctrine and was wondering if anyone had any actual Soviet resources. No need for translations, I can read Russian. 
       
      Right now I have the FM 100-2.1 The Soviet Army:Operations and Tactics from my Army days and some NATO books that really only talk about what we knew from "observational reports". 
       
      I also have some Soviet artillery survivabilty manuals and Soviet artillery order of battle data but I'm have some trouble with actual artillery unit manuals and the like. 
       
      Anyone have a good source? 
    • By Marsh
      The Magach based Spike launcher, the Pereh or Wild has been officially revealed. Thanks to "Camera" at the Mess for the heads up. The vehicle has been in service for 30 years!
      Links currently available in Hebrew only. 
       
      Cheers
      Marsh
       
      http://www.fresh.co.il/vBulletin/t-5...�לי_תמוז
       
      http://www.israeldefense.co.il/he/co...�רא-נחשף
       
      https://www.facebook.com/mazidf/phot...type=1&theater
×
×
  • Create New...