|A Quiet Outpost (Tikhaya zastava)
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A Quiet Outpost (Tikhaya zastava) is a 2011 Russian war movie directed by Sergey Makhovikov. The story is based on real events that took place in July 13, 1993 on Tajikistan-Afghanistan border where a Russian border guard outpost was attacked by Islamic radicals (after Tajikistan became an independent state, Russian border guards still were disposed on former USSR southern border until Tajikistan formed its own border guard in late 1990s).
The following weapons were used in the film A Quiet Outpost (Tikhaya zastava):
The commander of the outpost Capt. Pankov (Andrey Chadov) and Praporshik (Petty Officer) Gritsyuk (Sergey Selin) carry Makarov PM pistols. They are seen only in holsters.
Gritsyuk carries a PM in holster.
Pankov carries a PM in holster.
In one scene Lyuba (Larisa Shakhvorostova) fires a stainless steel pistol that appears to be an EKOL Tuna, a blank firing replica based on FIE Titan.
EKOL Tuna - 8mm P.A. blanks
The grip of the pistol is seen.
Unidentified pistol 2
Fayzullo (Faridunsho Rakhmatulloyev), the leader of Islamists, carries a pistol in large holster. Only a small part of the grip can be seen.
Most Russian border guards, Spetsnaz soldiers and numerous Islamists carry AKS-74 assault rifles with black plastic furniture.
Praporshik Gritsyuk (Sergey Selin
) holds an AKS-74 with a GP-25.
A close view of the barrel.
An Islamist with AKS-74 in ambush.
One of the soldiers of Lt. Bobrovskiy's unit holds an AKS-74 with GP-25. Note the bandages pack, fitted to the folding stock.
Lt. Bobrovskiy holds an AKS-74 with GP-25 and jungle-taped magazines. The folding stock of his AKS is wrapped by rubber band.
One of the soldiers of Lt. Bobrovskiy's unit fires his AKS-74.
An Islamist fires his AKS-74.
Some Russian border guards and Islamists are armed with AK-74 assault rifles.
A Russian border guard holds an AK-74 with wooden furniture.
An Islamist at the foreground fires an AK-74.
Islamists also are armed with AKM assault rifles.
AKM, Stamped Steel Receiver w/ slant muzzle brake - 7.62x39mm
AKMs are seen in hands of several Islamists in center.
Islamists with AKMs attack Russian positions.
Sgt. Durov (Yuri Konovalov) and a sniper of the Spetsnaz unit are armed with SVD sniper rifles.
SVD Dragunov sniper rifle - 7.62x54mm R
A close view of Durov's SVD.
sniper aims. His SVD is covered by camouflage wrapping.
Durov with SVD in the final scene.
During the battle Sgt. "Trasser" Kiryanov (Aleksandr Alyoshkin) fires a PKM machine gun on bipod. In the final scene the PKM is seen in hands of Capt. Pankov (Andrey Chadov). A PKM is also seen mounted on a Mi-8 helicopter.
PKM with classic (most seen) version of the flash hider - 7.62x54mm R
A PKM is door-mounted on Mi-8.
A close view of the machine gun.
"Trasser" fires the PKM during the battle.
Wounded Pankov tries to fire the machine gun.
A PKT machine gun is mounted on a BTR-80 coaxial with a KPVT. A PKT is also seen in a nose mounting of a Mi-8 helicopter.
PKT machine gun with 250-round ammo drum - 7.62x54mm R
A PKT is mounted on Mi-8. Such usage of PKT was quite common during the Afghan war and local conflicts of 1990s-2000s.
A PKT is mounted coaxial with a KPVT.
A KPVT heavy machine gun is mounted on a BTR-80.
KPVT heavy machine gun - 14.5x114mm
Yakushev-Borzov Yak-B machine guns are mounted on Mi-24 helicopters.
Yakushev-Borzov Yak-B mounted on Mi-24 Hind-D - 12.7x108mm
F-1 Hand Grenade
During the battle F-1 hand grenades are used by Capt. Pankov (Andrey Chadov) and several Spetsnaz soldiers.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A wounded Spetsnaz
soldier prepares to blow himself and the enemies with the last grenade.
GP-25 Grenade Launcher
Lt. Bobrovskiy (Igor Savochkin), Praporshik Gritsyuk (Sergey Selin) and several Spetsnaz soldiers are armed with AKS-74 assault rifles with GP-25 grenade launchers.
GP-25 grenade launcher - 40mm
Praporshik Gritsyuk holds an AKS-74
with a GP-25.
One of the soldiers of Bobrovskiy's unit holds an AKS-74 with GP-25.
Lt. Bobrovskiy holds an AKS-74 with GP-25.
During the battle Islamists use RPG-26 rocket launchers.
2B14 Podnos Mortar
2B14 Podnos Mortars are used by Islamists during the attack on the outpost. Lt. Bobrovskiy (Igor Savochkin) and his Spetsnaz unit capture three mortars and use them.
2B14 Podnos mortar - 82 mm
Islamists carry a disassembled mortar.
They assemble the mortar on position.
A support is attached to the barrel.
A close view of the muzzle.
Russian soldier loads a captured mortar.
Lt. Bobrovskiy and his men at the mortar position.
SP81 Flare Pistol
In one scene a border guard soldier signals to a helicopter, firing an SP81 flare pistol.
Russian SP81 Flare Pistol - 26.5mm
SM Signal Mine
In one scene a Russian border guard plants an SM signal mine.