The fate of Stalin’s Naval Program

This article by W.I. Staff is from Warship International #1,1992. https://www.dropbox.com/s/g7igtg0fzsznfwu/IMG_20171122_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/96y5vomaixc1c9g/IMG_20171122_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ux4xv2i7x9kp8kp/IMG_20171122_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/9mqdzlzmq5ik7o1/IMG_20171122_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/q9px3za1e77ffby/IMG_20171122_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/m7hdv38vjvimm8p/IMG_20171122_0006.jpg?dl=0   Addendum from WI 3,1992 https://www.dropbox.com/s/tr5fuyjv1s8h23c/IMG_20171208_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8w61540gmd5folq/IMG_20171208_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/b3ga0xlkdym12r1/IMG_20171208_0003.jpg?dl=0    

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The Kronshtadt class Battlecruisers

This article by V. Iu. Uso is from Warship International #4,1991. Originally published in Sudostroenie, 1989, #11. https://www.dropbox.com/s/9g7yo4m5prr7rpa/IMG_20171025_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kr0wlxm5b25vwjn/IMG_20171025_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/25c0p4tf201fe2f/IMG_20171025_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/far2rdk8l4rehu0/IMG_20171025_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/neu50xit5au1ht2/IMG_20171025_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/im7jn40tefcj4gj/IMG_20171025_0006.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/1t96vx324wzmabf/IMG_20171025_0007.jpg?dl=0 Added Steve MacLaughin considerations, including the Stalingrad class (model preserved in Saint Petersburg is here): https://www.dropbox.com/s/vvf9r3f9witdrh3/IMG_20171113_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/230hy6i6x3wfuzi/IMG_20171113_0006.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dgq0g7kw8mo0hyd/IMG_20171113_0007.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/usczh9g8qfje8dd/IMG_20171113_0008.jpg?dl=0  

Ne Tron Menja (Не тронь меня) – a mystery to be solved

This strange AA platform used by the Soviets during WWII is, as far as I know, still a small mystery in naval history. In this article from Warships International #2, 1986, by Rene Greger a detailed description of what is known is given, but the proposed answer is, with any evidence, wrong. The Ansaldo UP41 … Continue reading Ne Tron Menja (Не тронь меня) – a mystery to be solved

Soviet Battleships, part 2

These article by Rolf Eriksson is from Warship International, 1974 #2

Kosmonavt Jurij Gagarin (Project 1909) 1/200 model

This model is preserved at Museum of Cosmonautics and Rocket Technology, Saint Petersburg. Full info on this ship here.