A visit to a plane dismantling base

Smuravyevo is one of the military air bases in the Pskov region where the 722th bomber wing of the 6th Air Force and Air Defense army used to be stationed.

Type 97 Chi-Ha Japanese Tank Wreck

This Chi-Ha tank of the 11th tank regiment of the Japanese army was destroyed by the Russian troopers on the Shumshu island on August 18th, 1945 during an unsuccessful counterattack executed by the Japanese.

Feodosia-13: former nuclear weapons storage

In late 1950 the USSR Cabinet has issued a decree that announced the creation of the several so-called central nuclear weapons storage bases, or CSB.

Kharkiv tank maintenance depot

The trip to Kharkiv turned out in the best way possible. The main goal is reached. Kharkiv tank maintenance depot is before us.

Military equipment shouldn’t die this way

During the years of the Cold war military equipment was manufactured in this country in huge quantities.

A command center for intercontinental ballistic missiles launch

12 underground floors built in case of a nuclear war… The 15V52U Integrated Command Center.

A Type-95 Ha-Go Japanese tank wreck

For those rare travellers who get to Shumshu Island this tank was a must-see.

A tour of the 419th aircraft repair plant

I first felt intrigued by this place when I was digging through maps on Wikimapia in another search for an airdrome and I saw an airfield with some kind of lines drawn on it and characters “419 arz”.

A MiG-31 fighter jet graveyard

Not long ago a site was found near Moscow that is be perfect for those who like to listen to melting snow dripping from aluminum aircraft bodies.