Defense
Hats off to the Russian helmet

Hats off to the Russian helmet

January 19, 2015 Alexander Vershinin, special to RBTH

Widely depicted in ancient icons and paintings, the teardrop helmet is the most recognizable part of a Russian medieval warrior’s outfit

The KV tank: Bunker buster and ugly duckling, part 2

The KV tank: Bunker buster and ugly duckling, part 2

January 12, 2015 Alexander Korolkov, special to RBTH

In the second part of the story of the Soviet KV battle tank, we look at how over its long years of service, the KV went from star player to standard asset before transitioning to the somewhat eccentric yet honored old guard

Russia to revive nuclear missile trains

Russia to revive nuclear missile trains

December 16, 2014 Interfax

Russia will revive combat nuclear missile trains, a project called Barguzin, at a new technological level, commander of the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces Col. Gen. Sergei Karakayev said

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