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Pole-21 Jammer
The Pole-21 is a sophisticated GPS jamming system developed and deployed by the Russian Federation. Its primary function is to disrupt satellite navigation systems, thereby impairing the effectiveness of enemy GPS-reliant devices and systems. The Pole-21 has seen increasing use in modern electronic warfare, reflecting the growing importance of GPS
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Buk Missile System
The Buk (Russian: “Бук”; “beech” (tree), /bʊk/) is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile systems developed by the Soviet Union and its successor state, the Russian Federation, and designed to counter cruise missiles, smart bombs, fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles. In the Russian A2AD network, the Buk is located between
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Sukhoi Su-57
The Sukhoi Su-57 (Russian: Сухой Су-57; NATO reporting name: Felon) is a twin-engine stealth multirole fighter aircraft developed by Sukhoi. It is the product of the PAK FA (Russian: ПАК ФА, prospective aeronautical complex of front-line aviation) programme, which was initiated in 1999 as a more modern and affordable alternative to the MFI (Mikoyan Project 1.44/1.42). Sukhoi’s internal designation for the aircraft is T-50. The
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Russian Armed Forces
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции, Vooružjonnyje Síly Rossíjskoj Federácii), commonly referred to as the Russian Armed Forces, are the military of Russia. In terms of active-duty personnel, they are the world’s fifth-largest military force, with 1.15 million and at least two million reserve personnel. According to the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA),
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Tsezar’ Kunikov large landing ship (Caesar Kunikov (BDK-64))
  Caesar Kunikov (BDK-64) (Russian: «Цезарь Куников» (БДК-64), romanized: Tsezar’ Kunikov) was a Project 775 (NATO reporting name: Ropucha-I-class) large landing ship (Bol’shoy Desantnyy Korabl) of the Russian Navy that was reported sunk by the Ukrainian GUR on Valentine’s Day 2024, the same day as the death of her namesake, Caesar Lvovich Kunikov, 81 years earlier. The ship was built at the Stocznia Północna shipyard
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5P-42 Filin
5P-42 Filin (Russian: 5П-42 Филин), also known as the “Eagle Owl,” is a Russian electro-optic countermeasure system developed by Roselectronics for the Russian Armed Forces. It serves the purpose of disrupting the eyesight of enemy combatants at night and preventing them from targeting a protected platform. Additionally, the 5P-42 Filin
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1PN58 night vision device
1PN58 (Russian: 1ПН58) is the GRAU index for a Soviet-designed passive night scope for a range of Soviet-designed small arms and grenade launchers. 1PN is the GRAU index of night vision devices, where PN stands for Nochnoy Pritsel (Russian: Ночной прицел) meaning night sight. It is also called NSPUM (Russian: НСПУМ). or NSPU-1. The 1PN58 was introduced into Soviet service in the early 1970s
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1PN51-2 night vision device
1PN51-2 (Russian: 1ПН51-2) is a passive night scope designed for the RPG-29 rocket launcher and is identified by the GRAU index. The GRAU index 1PN is designated for night vision devices, with PN representing “Nochnoy Pritsel” in Russian, meaning night sight. Specifications The 1PN51-2 scope has the following specifications: Weight:
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1PN51- Soviet-designed passive night vision sight
The 1PN51 (Russian: 1ПН51) is a Soviet-designed passive night vision sight primarily utilized on firearms such as sniper rifles and machine guns. It is renowned for its reliability and effectiveness in low-light conditions, making it a valuable tool for military and law enforcement applications. Overview Generation The 1PN51 belongs to
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