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List of weapons of the JNA in 1990.

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TANKS
M-84  T-72M 1614 T-55 63 PT-76B 200 M-47 250 T-34-85M / M1



Combat Armored Vehicles


1545 OT (995 BVP M-80 and M-551 60P / PB) or M-60P - 600 M-80A - 517 BRDM-2 - ~ 60 BRDM-2A - ~ 20 BTR-50PK / PU - 150 M-60P - 600 M-80A - 517 BTR-60PB, BTR-60PU and TAB-71M - ~ 60 M-86 BOV-VP - 72 or 150


self-propelled guns


80 M 18 (S) 76 mm 300 M-36 (S) 90 mm 40 SU-100 (S) 100 mm 122mm 2S1 Gvozdika 82 or 90

In 1946 Yugoslav War Air Force shot down an American plane

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In the summer of 1946, above Bled in Slovenia, the aircraft of the Yugoslav Army were forced landed an American plane. Then, on 19 August one shot down. German prisoners of war who worked around the Slovenian resorts have thought that the war broke out between the United States and FNRJ because the action did not appear by accident. US military authorities, after the war, turned a blind eye state territory of Yugoslavia, Tito had ordered the US aircraft called the descent to some of the closest airports, and if they refuse - to open fire.


The first plane has agreed to land at the airport only after it was riddled with a machine gun and wounding a Turkish military diplomat, and the other plane, with four pilots, were shot down. "Daily News" was then required, in retaliation, dropping the atomic bomb on the Belgrade. US Secretary of State Burns called Kardelj, who was then in Paris at the peace conference, and strongly threatening him.


The US government issued the ultimatum of 4…

The M53/59 Praga Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun

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The M53/59 Praga is a Czechoslovak self-propelled anti-aircraft gun developed in the late 1950s. It consists of a heavily modified Praga V3S six-wheel drive truck chassis, armed with a twin 30 mm AA autocannon mounted on the rear for which the vehicle typically carries 900 rounds of ammunition, each gun being gravity fed from distinctive 50 round magazines. The vehicle has an armored cabin.


In Czechoslovakia, it was known as Praga PLDvK vz. 53/59 - "Ještěrka" (PLDvK Model 53/59 - "Lizard"[2]). PLDvK stands for Protiletadlový dvojkanón = Anti-aircraft twin-gun. This weapon proved to be very successful during the wars in the former Yugoslavia.


Self-propelled gun the M-53 was created in Prague at the beginning of the fifties in Czechoslovakia, and the project cannon is under German control developed since the beginning of the Second World War, for the purposes of PA submarine defense. During the war was made a smaller quantity, but for the purposes of the Ground Army. Af…