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Application experience of aerosol counteraction forces and facilities against the enemy’s technical facilities of reconnoitering and defeat

G.B. Gishko, P.V. Ushmarov, E.A. Kochanov, A.G. Gutchenko
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Organizational and technical conditions, when Soviet Union Armed Forces had to enter into the armed struggle against fascist invaders at the beginning of the Great Patriotic war (1941 – 1945), reformation stages, rearmament of the army with modern facilities of defense and counteraction against the enemy’s technical facilities of reconnoitering and defeat are considered in the article. The examples of warriors’ heroism during operational missions as to the aerosol protection and disguise of troops and important strategic objects are shown. The smokes and aerosols usage in local wars and conflicts in the second half of the 20-th century, which confirms their application effectiveness during operational mission are shortly analyzed.
Keywords: chemical defense, smoke disguise, forced crossing of the water barriers, aerosol forming substance