More Winter War Vehicles And Concepts.

by Daniel Russ on July 25, 2014

You have to love Popular Science. Below are prototypes and concept vehicles. Wish I had better source attribution. These are cool though.

 

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This was a concept snow war vehicle submitted to the Nazis by Tatra. It was one of only two prototypes created. and never went into production.

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Soviet aero sled captured by the Nazis and repurposed.

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Sources: Dark Roasted Blend, Wiki

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Extreme Winter Soviet War Vehicles

by Daniel Russ on July 23, 2014

These are Russian Concept war machines that would be used in arctic conditions. Basically it was a lightly armored snow mobile armed with a 7.62 mm belt fed navy machine gun. The propulsion was proved by a swamp boat type of rear facing fan.

 

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This RF-8 was used by the Red Guard in World War II. It surprised the Germans to see Soviets with a means to traverse the vast snowy distances in  an armored snow mobile. It was also an aero-sled with a  huge rear facing fan and pom on the skids for  machine bearing infantrymen.

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Sources: Dark Roast Blend, Wiki

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