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Three Amigos in Lesany
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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GAZ-46 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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I've got quite a few shots of SAMs that aren't mounted on a vehicle. Should we consider them artillery and use the dedicated forum?

Massimo


No need to split up the continuity of a site visit based just on content, suggest you keep this going here. No need to be rigid about display items, and I'd submit that most visitors enjoy all your pictures, regardless of subject matter.

You'd be welcome to open a thread in the arty forum with links to the relevant pages here, in the (unlikely) event that there are visitors to that forum that would otherwise miss them here.
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Thank you Doug.

Let's start from the beginning, you don't see SA-1 that often:


SA-1 Guild by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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This one of my best shots of the whole trip:


SA-3 Goa by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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I remember when Gheddafi got a few of these, it caused some concerns in Italy Smile


SA-5 Gammon by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Looking at it again, I am not sure anymore the one above is SA-1... Maybe it's just a variant of SA-2 I failed to recognize?

Any help is appreciated

Massimo
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:11 pm
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Thank you Doug.

Let's start from the beginning, you don't see SA-1 that often:


SA-1 Guild by Massimo Foti, on Flickr


Massimo.
missile is in Cyrillic Marked as: 5Ya23. Sorry, more not help, I do not know codes NATO and Soviet missiles.
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5Ya23 mean SA-2 Guideline. Thanks Jiri!

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The SA-1 lacks fins at the rear.
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Ammo rail car by Massimo Foti, on Flickr

Used to transport ammunition for german 80 cm rail gun:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...rer_Gustav


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Armoured wagon by Massimo Foti, on Flickr

This used to be in Kbely
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Dear Colleague,
in museum Kbely only stayed aircraft. Ground equipment was relocated to a new military technical museum in Lesany.
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The armoured rail wagon was in Kbely in 1998, even if Lesany was already opened.
The Mercedes 170V that in 1998 was in Lesany instead, is now in Kbely.

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Bedford MWD by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Bedford 15cwt by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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