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"You can give each soldier": Russia got "the pill" from NATO aircraft

To track and shoot down almost any "bird" — in the Russian army comes the newest portable anti-aircraft missile complex "willow". The other day a party of MANPADS transferred to one of the air defense units in Buryatia. According to experts, it is the most perfect for today weapons of this type, is much superior in combat capabilities Western counterparts and their own predecessors — complexes "Strela" and "Igla". Why this unique MANPADS — in the material RIA Novosti.

Thanks to the portable anti-aircraft missile complex simple infantryman can for a few seconds to destroy an aircraft worth millions of dollars and evade retaliation, hiding in the folds of the terrain. MANPADS have appeared in the 1960s and forever changed the rules of warfare. This is the main threat to pilots, accustomed to escape from long-range anti-aircraft missiles at low altitudes.

"Armed to the teeth": the Chinese media praised the new Russian submarine

Chinese newspaper Guangming daily said about a Russian submarine of the fifth generation project 545 "Likes".

Displacement of the submarine is approximately 11340 tons, with a speed of 35 knots. Maximum diving depth "Likes" will be 600 metres, and the autonomy of the reserve Provisi — 90 days. It was developed by design Bureau "Malakhit".