Vehicles of the S400 Triumf System

"S400 Triumf" is a Russian Air Defence System. This system is a successor of the S300 system and was  inducted into the Russian Armed Forces in 2007. S400 is an integrated system with a multi-function radar,  autonomous detection and targeting system, anti-aircraft missile system, launchers and command and control system. It is capable of engaging … Continue reading Vehicles of the S400 Triumf System

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Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series III

For the past few posts Captain Haddock, Tintin and Professor Calculus have been in the San Theodores capital Tapiocapolis for a supposed round table conference to resolve the allegation of conspiracy that General Tapioca had levelled against our friends. During their stay, they were informed about a conspiracy to assassinate all of them by Pablo, … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series III

Cars of Tintin Series – Dodge WD Series

Its a long drive from Switzerland to Borduria. Though our friend Arturo B G G P A A C da Milano has been driving at breakneck speed to catch up with the villains, many a cars, trucks, carts etc attempted to interfere with his valiant attempt. Most of these vehicles were missed narrowly and some … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Dodge WD Series

Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

In my last post, we had seen that a bomb was planted in the house of Professor Topolino in Nyon. After the explosion, obviously the Fire Brigade rushed to the site. They were seen using two vehicles, a Willys Jeep Station Wagon followed by a fire engine. This fire engine was a Peugeot Q3A. The … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Looking for Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock reached Nyon after an eventful ride in a Simca Aronde and a Rover 60. While looking for Professor, they chanced upon Professor Topolino who had been assaulted and thrown into the cellar of his own house. While the trio discussed Professor Calculus going missing, a bomb, which … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series 1

The book "Calculus Affair" starts with a bang. Lot of thunder and lightening and things breaking in hands, especially the whiskey glasses of Captain Haddock and Joylon Wagg, from the Rock Bottom Insurance company. Tintin and Captain Haddock heard gunshots. When Prof Calculus came home from his walk they found bullet holes in his hat, … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series 1

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Goelette

Tintin had an eventful journey to the Moon in the book "Explorers on the Moon". While on the way back, the explorers ran out of oxygen. They somehow managed to put the rocket on autopilot and landed safely on earth. By the time the rocket landed, everybody was unconscious. Fire engines (Bedford QL) and ambulances … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Goelette

Cars of Tintin Series – Bedford QL Series

In my last post we saw that Tintin and Captain Haddock were received by ZEPO, the Syldavian secret police and taken to a secret place. Our heroes were in a Dodge Coronet while the ZEPO followed them in a 1949 Ford. Tintin had been taken to the super secret Sprodj Atomic Research Center where they … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Bedford QL Series

Cars of Tintin Series – Jeep CJ2A

Sheikh Bab-El_Ehr's men rescued Tintin from the Police at Khemikhal in a Morris Six. Meanwhile Thompson and Thomson were tricked by the Police into searching for and bringing Sheikh Bab-El-Ehr in exchange for £ 5000. The two detectives started their journey in a red coloured car which is one of the most iconic and widely … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Jeep CJ2A

Tyrant’s Rides Part I

Budda…budda…budda…budda…budda the sound of slow revving engines of heavy motorcycles. Poorly dressed crowds waving national flags, thronging both sides of a wide avenue and cheering on a cue. Military Policemen in ceremonial uniform on heavy bikes, aka Harley Davidsons lead a cavalcade of black cars decked with national flags. The leader in exotic military uniform … Continue reading Tyrant’s Rides Part I