Russian tanks of the early twentieth century
Tank developed by V. D. Mendeleev (son of the famous chemist). Further developments have not gone.
Tank N. N. Lebedenko
Combat weight is 40 t. Power is 2х200 l / s. Projected speed of 20 km / h
It was made in one copy. 250 thousand rubles were allocated for its development.
On the tests, the rear wheels got stuck in the ground and the tank could not move further. On this project put a cross.
Tank S. Navrotsky
1917 Weight 192 tons. Armament: two 203-mm howitzers, two 152-mm guns, four 102-mm and eight 7.62-mm machine guns. Armor: 20-30 mm, crew -60 people.
Tank "All-terrain vehicle-1" A. A. Porokhovshchikova. 1914. The sample was made in 1915.
However, the word "tank" was not yet in Russian.
In the picture: "All-terrain vehicle-1" on trial, in 1915.
The test machine was successful, but ...
The project has been redesigned. And the all-terrain vehicle-2 was born. But he did not go into production ...
Tank "All-terrain vehicle-2"
There were absolutely sore projects:
A machine for breaking trenches and destroying Oboy military fortresses by I. F. Semchishin. 1915
From the description made by the author (he himself was from Lviv): "Whenever we had some large, armored, inside a reversible barrel or skating rink,which would turn in the marked namy straight lines, - we could ride them over the enemies. This is what my project understands before destroying fortified areas and constituting a mobile fortress, which I will call the machine "Oboy" here. "
Dimensions:605 m high and 960 m wide
In 1915, a letter came from the peasant from Minusinsk district of the Yenisei province R.I. Shovkoplyas to Niva magazine: to make wheels for him to supply shells and to let the action go. ”
Taken:unique templates and modules for dle
History of tanks "Fighting friend"
In fact, there were several tanks with the inscription “Fighting Girlfriend”, but they were all bought by the same women - workers of the Sverdlovsk Bread and Macaroni Combine.