Magazine

Oct 4, 2010

When the Soviet Union broke up in the early nineties a lot of military hardware went "missing". Most of it to be used in Africa. Some of the hardware was left behind and left to fend for itself in forgotten places across Russia and the former Warsaw Pact states. It is hardware that used to keep Western politician and citizen awake at night with fear. These are photos of such hardware. The L-29 Delfin training aircraft and Mi-2 helicopters on display look less threatening now than they did then, quietly waiting for nature - or an African warlord - to take them. Images by Den Efremov.

Abandoned Soviet Military Hardware
1

(Photo: Den Efremov)

You may also like

  • The California Wildfires are...

  • Santa hits the slopes

  • Photos Of The Year 2017:...

  • The Photos Of 2017 Week 48

  • Prison beauty pageant in...

  • Planet Earth 14

Something to say? Use Facebook!

Or say it with Disqus!

comments powered by Disqus