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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Apr 2018 8:50 p.m. PST

…. With Mines

"The Russian military prizes disruption and deception to overcome foes which may be technologically more advanced a practice dating back to before World War II. Today, the Russian army is increasing training in the old-fashioned art of planting mines behind enemy lines.

One Russian formation in particular is a specialized mine-laying company attached to the 1st Guards Engineer-Sapper Brigade, which traces its history back to World War II, and which served in both Chechen wars. The brigade is based in Murom, 160 miles east of Moscow. The specialized company comprised of several dozen soldiers are divided into vehicle teams equipped with GAZ Tigr armored jeeps.

The Russian army adopted the eight-ton, 44 Tigr in 2006, and uses it in a similar role to the American Humvee as an off-road reconnaissance, transport and special operations vehicle. The company's job, in the event of a conflict, is to race into enemy territory with jeep-loads full of mines…."
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Choctaw11 Apr 2018 9:07 a.m. PST

Those zany Ruskies will do anything for a laugh.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse11 Apr 2018 9:20 a.m. PST



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