Italian Obice da 75mm-18 Modello 35

Obice da 75/18 modello 35

LandItalië
RolHouwitser
In dienst1934-1945
GebouwdOnbekend

The borders of Italy are mountainous terrain, so the Italian army has always had an interest in mountain artillery. However, by the 1930s much of Italy’s mountain artillery was obsolescent and overdue for replacement. In 1934, the Italian firm of Ansaldo produced a new mountain howitzer design, the Obice da 75/18 modello 34, designed by Lt. Colonel Sergio Berlese who served in the Italian artillery. The modello 34 could be broken down into eight loads for transport. In the interest of standardization and logistics a version of the 75/18, the modello 35, was also used as the light howitzer component of normal field batteries. The modello 35 did not break down into smaller loads and had a split, rather than box, trail

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Hughes H-4 Hercules

Hughes H-4 Hercules

LandVerenigde staten
RolZwaar transport vliegende boot
Eerste vluchtNovember 2, 1947
Gebouwd1

De Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the Spruce Goose; registration NX37602) is a prototype strategic airlift flying boat designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company. Intended as a transatlantic flight transport for use during World War II, it was not completed in time to be used in the war. The aircraft made only one brief flight on November 2, 1947, and the project never advanced beyond the single example produced. Built from wood because of wartime restrictions on the use of aluminum and concerns about weight, it was nicknamed by critics the Spruce Goose, although it was made almost entirely of birch. The Hercules is the largest flying boat ever built, and it has the largest wingspan of any aircraft that has ever flown.

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JB-2 Loon

Republic-Ford JB-2

LandVerenigde staten
RolCruise missile
In dienst1945–50
Gebouwd1391

De Republiek-Ford JB-2, also known as the KGW and LTV-N-2 Loon, was a United States copy of the German V-1 flying bomb. Developed in 1944, and planned to be used in the United States invasion of Japan (Operation Downfall), the JB-2 was never used in combat. It was the most successful of the United States Army Air Forces Jet Bomb (JB) projects (JB-1 through JB-10) during World War II. Postwar, the JB-2 played a significant role in the development of more advanced surface-to-surface tactical missile systems such as the MGM-1 Matador and later MGM-13 Mace.

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Grumman G-73 Wilde Eend

Grumman G-73 Mallard

LandVerenigde staten
RolAmfibisch vliegtuig
Eerste vlucht30 April 1946
Gebouwd59

De Grumman G-73 Wilde Eend is a medium, twin-engined amphibious aircraft. Many have been modified by replacing the original Pratt & Whitney Wasp H radial engines with modern turboprop engines. Manufactured from 1946 to 1951, production ended when Grumman’s larger SA-16 Albatross was introduced.

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Boeing Model 247D

Boeing 247

LandVerenigde staten
RolPassagier kopen
Eerste vluchtFebruary 8, 1933
Gebouwd75

De Boeing Model 247 was an early United States airliner, considered the first such aircraft to fully incorporate advances such as all-metal (anodized aluminium) semimonocoque construction, a fully cantilevered wing and retractable landing gear. Other advanced features included control surface trim tabs, an autopilot and de-icing boots for the wings and tailplane.

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PzH M109

M109 howitzer

LandVerenigde staten
RolZelfrijdende pistool
Geproduceerd1963 – Today
GebouwdOnbekend

De M109 is an American 155 mm turreted self-propelled howitzer, first introduced in the early 1960s. It has been upgraded a number of times, most recently to the M109A7. The M109 family is the most common western indirect-fire support weapon of maneuver brigades of armored and mechanized infantry divisions.

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Valentine Boogschutter

Valentine Archer

LandVERZENDING
RolGemotoriseerde artillerie anti-tank kanon
GeproduceerdMaart 1943 – Mei 1945
Gebouwd655

De Zelfrijdende 17pdr, Valentijn, Mk I, Boogschutter was een Britse zelfrijdende anti-tank kanon van de Tweede Wereldoorlog is gebaseerd op de Valentine infanterie tank chassis uitgerust met een Ordnance QF 17 pounder kanon. Ontworpen en vervaardigd door Vickers-Armstrongs, 655 werden geproduceerd tussen Maart 1943 en Mei 1945. Het werd gebruikt in de Noord-West-Europa en Italië tijdens de oorlog, na de oorlog, diende met het Egyptische Leger. Het voertuig is uniek, omdat haar pistool was gemonteerd naar de achterzijde van het chassis in plaats van de voorkant.

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A-90 Orlenok Ekranoplan

A-90 Orlyonok

LandDe Sovjet-Unie
RolEkranoplan
Eerste vlucht1972
GebouwdOnbekend

The A-90 Orlyonok (Russian: Орлёнок, English: “Eaglet”) is a Soviet ekranoplan (a ground effect vehicle) that was designed by Rostislav Evgenievich Alexeyev of the Central Hydrofoil Design Bureau. The A-90 uses ground effect to fly a few meters above the surface. The Russians classify it as Ekranoplan Class B – it can achieve an altitude of 3,000 m (9,800 ft), placing between Class A – which is limited to ground effect, and Class C, which exploits the ground effect only during take-offs and landings.

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Lockheed MC-130P

Lockheed MC-130

LandVerenigde staten
RolVoor speciale operaties, militaire transportvliegtuigen
Eerste vluchtApril 2011
Gebouwd100+

De Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command. Based on the Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport, the MC-130s’ missions are the infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply of special operations forces, and the air refueling of (primarily) special operations helicopter and tilt-rotor aircraft.

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