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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.

ANALYSIS

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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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AS Val

The AS Val is a silenced assault rifle of Soviet origin. It was developed in the 1980's to be used in urban combat and the reconnaissance role. The name AS stands for "Avtomat Special'nyj", which is Russian for "special automatic rifle". The nickname "Val" means "shaft" and refers to the prominent silencer. The AS Val stems from the VSS Vintorez silenced sniper rifle and has a 70% parts commonality.

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ZBD04A

The ZBD04A is a modern mechanized infantry combat vehicle of Chinese origin. The ZBD04A is the successor of the ZBD04 and trades in its amphibious capability for an increased protection level. Some sources use the name ZBD08 for this vehicle, but apparently that designation is not used by the PLA.

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Type-054A class

The Type-054A is a modern class of frigates of Chinese origin. These multipurpose frigates are a further development of the Type-054 class. The same hull is used, but weapons and sensors are significantly improved. The Type-054A is the most numerous class of surface combattant in the Chinese navy. Although 20 were planned at first, this number was increased to 30.

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THE WORLD'S MOST COMPLETE WEAPON DATABASE

WeaponSystems.net provides a full and complete overview of world wide used weapons. This website provides weapon systems sorted by country inventory.