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WEAPON SYSTEMS

Browse factsheets of weapon systems ranging from firearms through aircraft carriers.

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Discover what weapon systems nations have in their inventory, today and in the past.

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AMX-13 DCA

The AMX-13 DCA is an early Cold War era self-propelled anti-aircraft gun of French origin. It was developed in the late 1960's to provide forward air defense to French tank battalions. A relatively small production run of 60 vehicles was completed and served until the end of the Cold War. The name DCA stands for "Défense Contre Avions" which translates to "defense against aircraft". The AMX-13 DCA was never used in combat and is no longer in use.

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PGZ09

The PGZ09 is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun of Chinese origin. It was developed to supplement and eventually replace the PGZ95 in Chinese service. Compared to its predecessor the PGZ09 has more capable armament and sensors. For several years this vehicles was called PGZ07. It now appears the old designation is incorrect.

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Mil Mi-24P

The Mi-24P is similar to the Mi-24V but differs in cannon armament. Whereas the Mi-24V is armed with a 12.7mm Yak-B minigun in a nose turret the Mi-24P has a twin barrel 30mm GSh-30K autocannon alongside the cockpit. The GSh-30K is much more powerful but not as simple to aim as the Yak-B. The P in the designation stands for "Pushka", which is Russian for cannon. Mi-24P Hind-F: The original Soviet army version of the Hind-F. Mi-35P Hind-F: The export version of the Hind-F.

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Project 636 Varshavyanka class

Project 636 Varshavyanka is a class of diesel-electric attack submarines of Russian origin. In the West these ships are known as the "Improved Kilo class". The name Varshavyanka refers to the Warsaw pact. This class was initially developed for export to Warsaw Pact nations. After the fall of the Soviet Union the final stages of the development were financed by China, which is the major export customer for this class.

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