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HMS Vernon (shore establishment)

HMS Vernon was a shore establishment or "stone frigate" of the Royal Navy. Vernon was established on 26 April 1876 as the Royal Navys Torpedo Branch also known as the Torpedo School, named after the ship HMS Vernon which served as part of its flo ...

                                               

HMS Wildfire (shore establishment 2000)

HMS Wildfire is a Royal Naval Reserve unit in Northwood, North West London. Training over 100 reservists, HMS Wildfire is located within a purpose built training facility inside the national military tri-service HQ and NATO base.

                                               

RNAY Wroughton

                                               

5th Regiment of Foot

                                               

List of ships of the Royal Yugoslav Navy

The Navy of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes – from 1929, the Royal Yugoslav Navy – included a wide range of vessels during its existence from 1920 to 1945. This list includes all sea-going warships ranging from a light cruiser down to m ...

                                               

Albona-class minelayer

The Albona class were mine warfare ships used by the Regia Marina and Royal Yugoslav Navy. Fourteen ships were originally laid down between 1917 and 1918 for the Austro-Hungarian Navy as the MT.130 class. However, the end of World War I and the d ...

                                               

Heroj-class submarine

The Heroj class was a class of diesel-electric attack submarines built for the Yugoslav Navy during the 1960s. The three strong class was the second generation of domestically built submarines, representing a significant improvement compared to t ...

                                               

Kotor-class frigate

The Kotor class) are a pair of light frigates built for the Yugoslav Navy during the 1980s at the Kraljevica Shipyard in SR Croatia.

                                               

Mornar-class patrol boat

                                               

MT-class motor torpedo boat

The MT class were eight motor torpedo boats that served with the Yugoslav Navy post-World War II. They were originally built for the United States Navy by Higgins Industries as patrol torpedo boats, and served in the Mediterranean Sea with them, ...

                                               

PO-class

The PO-class consists of three small multi-role transport ships. They were built for the Yugoslav Navy by indigenous design made by Brodoprojekt Rijeka in the early 1980s at the BSO shipyard, Split, known as the Lubin class by NATO. They had a pr ...

                                               

Sutjeska-class submarine

The Sutjeska class was a class of two diesel-electric submarines built for the Yugoslav Navy during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Built by the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, the two boats were the first class of submarines to be built in Yugoslavia.

                                               

Kanin-class destroyer

The Kanin class were a class of destroyers of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. The Soviet designation was Project 57A Gnevny. These ships were the first Soviet guided missile destroyers and were initially designated Project 57bis and known to ...

                                               

Koni-class frigate

The Koni class is the NATO reporting name for an anti-submarine warfare frigate built by the Soviet Union. They were known in the Soviet Union as Project 1159. 14 were built in Zelenodolsk shipyard between 1975 and 1988. They were originally inte ...

                                               

Kresta I-class cruiser

The Kresta I class, Soviet designation Project 1134 Berkut, was a class of guided missile cruiser built in the Soviet Union for the Soviet Navy. The ships were designed for a surface warfare role, but Soviet priorities were changed to an anti-sub ...

                                               

Kresta II-class cruiser

The Kresta II class, Soviet designation Project 1134A Berkut A, was a class of guided missile cruiser built by the Soviet Union for the Soviet Navy. The NATO lists the class as "cruisers" mainly due to the Metel anti-ship missile system capable t ...

                                               

MO-class small guard ship

The MO) is a class of small ships produced before and during World War II for the Soviet Navy. Their primary function originally was anti-submarine warfare. During the war they carried out many additional roles from supporting landing operations ...

                                               

List of Russian and Soviet monitors

Taifun -class river monitors 1907. Novgorod 1874. (Новгород 1874) Admiral Lazarev class 1866. Smerch. (Смерч) Charodeika class 1866. (Чародейка класса 1866) Admiral Spiridov class. (Адмирал Спиридов класс) Uragan class 1863. (Ураган класса 1863) ...

                                               

Petya-class frigate

The Petya class was the NATO reporting name for a class of light frigates designed in the 1950s and built for the Soviet Navy in the 1960s. The Soviet designation was "storozhevoi korabl`" Project 159.

                                               

Poti-class corvette

The Poti class was the NATO reporting name for a group of anti-submarine warfare corvettes built for the Soviet Navy. The Soviet designation was Project 204 small anti-submarine ships. These ships were the first Soviet warships powered by gas tur ...

                                               

Rubin-class patrol boat

The Rubin class, Russian designation Project 22460 Okhotnik, is a class of Russian border patrol vessels being constructed for the Russian Coast Guard. It is designed to combat surface and airborne targets and threats. It can also conduct patrol ...

                                               

Stenka-class patrol boat

The Stenka class is the NATO reporting name for a class of patrol boats built for the Soviet Navy and Soviet Allies. The Soviet designation was Project 205P Tarantul. The boats are an anti-submarine patrol boat version of the Osa-class missile boat.

                                               

Svetlyak-class patrol boat

The Svetlyak class, Russian designation Project 10410 Svetlyak, is a class of patrol boats designed and built in the Soviet Union and later in Russia, and currently being used primarily by the Russian Navy and Russian Coast Guard.

                                               

3rd Air Division

The 3rd Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with Strategic Air Command, assigned to Fifteenth Air Force, being stationed at Hickam AFB, Hawaii. It was inactivated on 1 April 1992. The 3rd air ...

                                               

138th Signal Radio Intelligence Company

                                               

Northwest African Strategic Air Force

The Northwest African Strategic Air Force was a sub-command of the Northwest African Air Forces which itself was a sub-command of the Mediterranean Air Command. These new Allied air force organizations were created at the Casablanca Conference in ...

                                               

10th School Group

The 10th School Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 24th School Wing, and was demobilized on 15 July 1931 at Duncan Field, Texas. The unit was one of the first U.S. Army air service flight training group ...

                                               

Qui Nhơn Airfield

Qui Nhơn Airfield is a former United States Air Force, United States Army and Vietnam Air Force airfield located in Qui Nhon in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam.

                                               

K-8 (missile)

The Kaliningrad K-8 was a medium-range air-to-air missile developed by the Soviet Union for interceptor aircraft use. The missile was developed by OKB-339 / NII-339 currently Fazotron NIIR. The IR seeker developed by TSKB-589 GKOT at present TSKB ...

                                               

9M119 Svir/Refleks

The 9M119 Svir, 9M119M Refleks and AT-11 Sniper by NATO are laser beam riding, guided anti-tank missiles developed in the former Soviet Union. The two missiles are similar, but vary in range and launch platform. Both are designed to be fired from ...

                                               

AEK-971

The AEK-971 is a Russian selective fire 5.45×39mm assault rifle that was developed at the Kovrov Mechanical Plant by chief designer Sergey Koksharov in the late 1970s and 1980s. A-545 is a successor variant of the AEK-971, which was announced on ...

                                               

AGS-30

The AGS-30 Atlant is a Russian-designed automatic grenade launcher currently in production in the Russian Federation and in service with the Russian armed forces.

                                               

PTRD-41

The PTRD-41 was an anti-tank rifle produced and used from early 1941 by the Soviet Red Army during World War II. It was a single-shot weapon which fired a 14.5×114mm round. Although unable to penetrate the frontal armor of German tanks, it could ...

                                               

9K32 Strela-2

The 9K32 Strela-2 is a light-weight, shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile system. It is designed to target aircraft at low altitudes, with passive infrared homing guidance and destroy them with a high explosive warhead. Broadly comparable chara ...

                                               

9K34 Strela-3

The 9K34 Strela-3 is a man-portable air defense missile system developed in the Soviet Union as a response to the poor performance of the earlier 9K32 Strela 2 system. The missile was largely based on the earlier Strela 2, and thus development pr ...

                                               

9K38 Igla

The 9K38 Igla is a Russian/Soviet man-portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile. A simplified, earlier version is known as the 9K310 Igla-1, or SA-16 Gimlet, and the latest variant is the 9K338 Igla-S. "Needle" -1 entered service in 1981, t ...

                                               

OTR-23 Oka

The OTR-23 Oka was a mobile theatre ballistic missile deployed by the Soviet Union near the end of the Cold War to replace the obsolete SS-1C Scud B. It carried the GRAU index 9K714 and was assigned the NATO reporting name SS-23 Spider. The intro ...

                                               

9K111 Fagot

The 9K111 Fagot is a second-generation tube-launched SACLOS wire-guided anti-tank missile system of the Soviet Union for use from ground or vehicle mounts. The 9K111 Fagot missile system was developed by the Tula KBP Design Bureau for Instrument ...

                                               

9K115 Metis

The 9K115 Metis is a man-portable, tube launched, SACLOS wire-guided anti-tank guided missile of the Soviet Union. It is considered the Soviet counterpart to the American M47 Dragon ATGM. A relatively small in-7 missile was usually insufficient c ...

                                               

ADS amphibious rifle

The ADS is a Russian assault rifle specially made for combat divers. It is of a bullpup layout and is chambered in the 5.45×39mm M74 round. The ADS can adapt a suppressor and optical sights.

                                               

AGS-17

The AGS-17 is a heavy infantry support weapon designed to operate from a tripod or mounted on an installation or vehicle. The AGS-17 fires 30 mm grenades in either direct or indirect fire to provide suppressive and lethal fire support against sof ...

                                               

Berkut rifle

The Berkut is a family of semi-automatic, gas-operated hunting carbines designed and manufactured by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau of Tula. The Berkut family of rifles is available in.308 Winchester, 7.62×54mmR, and, for larger game, 9×53mmR. ...

                                               

Glagolev-Shipunov-Gryazev GShG-7.62

The Glagolev-Shipunov-Gryazev GShG-7.62 is four-barreled rotary machine gun designed in the Soviet Union, similar to firearms such as the M134 Minigun. It is a gas operated, self-powered weapon, which is in contrast with most other rotary guns. I ...

                                               

GSh-18

The GSh-18 is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol developed by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau in Tula during the 1990s. The pistols name is derived from its designers - Gryazev and Shipunov - and its magazine capacity of 18 rounds.

                                               

OSV-96

The rifle is capable of engaging infantry at a distance of up to 1800 meters and can combat material targets at ranges up to 2500 meters. As an effective anti-sniper weapon, OSV-96 keeps the shooter outside of the effective range of conventional ...

                                               

OTs-21 Malysh

The OTs-21 Malysh is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol designed by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau for special applications where concealment is a key priority. This little guy operates on a simple blowback principle, it is only double action design ...

                                               

P-96 pistol

The P-96 is a Russian 9 mm semi-automatic pistol designed by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau for the Russian Armed Forces. The pistol was not accepted and then offered in a modernized form for law enforcement and security firms.

                                               

PP-90

The PP-90 is a Russian 9 mm folding submachine gun, developed by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau in Tula for use with special units of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. It is designed for close quarters combat, particularly engagements t ...

                                               

PSM pistol

The PSM was designed by the Tula Design Bureau in 1969 as a self-defense firearm for law enforcement and military officers of the USSR. The pistol entered production at the Izhevsk Mechanical Plant in 1973. PSM is a blowback-operated pistol with ...

                                               

RG-6 grenade launcher

The RG-6 is a Russian 40 mm semi-automatic, six-shot revolver-type grenade launcher developed between 1993 and 1994 by Central Design and Research Bureau of Sporting and Hunting Weapons, Tula, Russia.

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