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Mil Mi-24 Hind

The Mil Mi 24 Hind was one of those Soviet designs that clearly showed the West that they were not simply copying the Western ideas.  The Soviets looked at their helicopter needs and came up with...

Mil Mil-8 Hip

The Mil-8/17 is the most widely produced rotary-wing aircraft of all time.  Over 10,000 have been built with 2800 exported to 55 countries. Designed to replace the earlier piston-engined Mil-4, as...

Moskva Class

Country: Soviet Union The two Moskva Class ships were introduced in 1967 and were designated anti submarine cruisers by the Russians although a more accurate description might be helicopter cruiser....

Nimitz Class

Country: United States The US Navy’s Nimitz Class aircraft carriers are, by displacement, the largest commissioned warships in the world. The first of the Class, USS Nimitz (CVN-68) was ordered in 1967...

North American F-100 Super Sabre

In 1948 North American Aviation decided that there was a need to begin building a supersonic fighter.  Using the basic design of their F-86, the new aircraft was modified through tunnel testing and...

November Class

Nationality: Soviet UnionThe November Class submarines were the first nuclear powered boats built by the Soviet Union. They were designed to carry nuclear torpedoes and in their original deployments...

Oberon Class

Nationality: United KingdomThe Oberon Class were built in the late 1950s and 1960s. Thirteen were constructed and they were amongst the quietest conventional submarines ever built. A number of these...

Ohio Class

Nationality: United StatesThis American class of submarine is often held up as the ultimate in SSBNs. Design work began in the 1970s with the intention of replacing the original Lafayette and Benjamin...

Oliver Hazard Perry Class

Country: United StatesThe Perry Class were designed as cost effective surface combatants which could be purchased in large numbers and had minimum manning requirements but nevertheless could be operated...

Oriskany Class

Country: United States The USS Oriskany, hull number CV-34, was originally an Essex-class aircraft carrier and was first launched on 13 October 1945. However, with the end of the Second World War the...
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