Bulky amphibious self-propelled artillery, designed to keep pace with fast moving armoured formations. Developed in the late 1950s and entering service with the USSR in 1960. This succesful design is still in service around the world and has been updated several times. In Warsaw pack service it was often found near the front line giving direct fire support.
The MIG 17 was a development of the MIG 15, larger and more powerful. Introduced in 1952 this rugged and agile air fought for the Warsaw pact and it’s allies in the Middle East and Vietnam. Over 10,000 manufactured.