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August. Eighth (Russian Title: Avgust. Vosmogo / Август. Восьмого) is a 2012 Russian film directed by Dzhanik Fayziev. A young woman sent her son to South Ossetia to visit her ex-husband and his parents. Soon she comes in South Ossetia too. But the 2008 South Ossetia War began. Now she is trying to save her son and to survive in the hell of war.
The following weapons are featured in the film August. Eighth:
Russian Stechkin APS
- 9x18mm Makarov
AKS-74U (also referred to as the "AKSU" or 'Krinkov') - 5.45x39mm
One of the Russian soldiers armed with the AKS-74U
Russian tank crew member armed with the AKS-74U
Russian soldier to the left armed with the AK-74M
Cpt. Ilya (Khasan Baroev
) holds the AK-74M assault rifle. By the way it looks like a rubber version.
Russian soldier carries the AK-74M assault rifle with mounted GP-25
underbarrel grenade launcher
AKM, Stamped Steel Receiver w/ slant muzzle brake - 7.62x39mm
Russian soldier to the right armed with the AKM. Note that the cleaning rod is missing.
Russian scout holds his AKM
Commander of the scouts Lekha (Maksim Matveev
) fires his AKM with mounted GP-25
underbarrel grenade launcher at Georgian soldier.
Throughout the course of the film Georgian troops are seen armed and using M4A1 carbines as their primary weapon.
Colt M4A1 with 6 position collapsible stock - 5.56x45mm.
In the same scene another Georgian soldier can be seen with M4A1 Carbine
Georgian soldier fires his M4A1 carbine at Russian scouts armored cars.
Georgian soldiers with their M4A1 carbines.
SVD Dragunov - 7.62x54mm R.
PK Machine Gun
PK Machine Gun, note the larger curved gas block and the thicker fluted barrel that was found on the original weapon - 7.62x54mm R
Georgian soldier fires the PK machine gun at Russian troops
PKT Machine Gun
PKT machine gun with 250-round ammo drum - 7.62x54mm R
Machine Gun mounted in T-72 gun turret
Georgian T-72 fires PKT machine gun
PKT machine gun mounted in BTR-80 gun turret
NSVT heavy machine gun
NSV-T heavy machine gun mounted on a Ukrainian T-84 - 12.7x107mm
Russian T-72 tank with the NSVT mounted on its gun turret
KPVT heavy machine gun
KPVT heavy machine gun - 14.5x114mm
Russian BRT-80 armoured personnel carrier
Russian Mi-24P Hind-F
with a fixed side-mounted 30mm GSh-30K
twin-barrel cannon. This helicopter also armed with the 80-mm S-8 unguided rockets
F-1 Hand Grenade
F-1 high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
GP-25 Grenade Launcher
Lekha can be seen using a GP-25 grenade launcher mounted under his AKM rifle.
GP-25 grenade launcher 40mm mounted on AKM 7.62x39mm
GP-25 grenade launcher - 40mm
Close up GP-25
underbarrel grenade launcher. Note the blank cartridges in AKM magazine.
Lekha holds his AKM assault rifle with mounted GP-25
A caseless 40mm grenade is clearly visible in GP-25's muzzle. Also note the blank fire adapter on the AKM barrel.
Georgian soldier armed with the RPG-7
Russian soldier holds the RPG-7 grenade launcher
Georgian soldier fires RPG-7 grenade launcher at a Russian T-72 tank. Note he's firing the RPG without a grenade loaded.
Russian soldier fires RPG-26
grenade launcher at Georgian T-72 tank.
Georgian soldier fires RPG-26 grenade launcher.
122-mm D-30 howitzer
Georgian 122-mm D-30 howitzers in the foreground. Also you can see 100-mm air defense guns KS-19 in the background
BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle
Hummer H2 mocked up as GAZ-2330 "Tigr"
Hummer H2 mocked up as Russian GAZ-2330 "Tigr" high-mobility multipurpose military armored vehicle.
Real GAZ-2330 "Tigr"
Some real GAZ-2330s were used in this movie too.
This Georgian Otokar Cobra armoured vehicle was actually captured by Russian troops and later took part in this movie
T-72BV main battle tank
Russian 122 mm multiple rocket launcher BM-21 Grad
Mil Mi-17 Hip
Russian Mil Mi-17 Hip
transport helicopter armed with the 80-mm S-8 unguided rockets.
The group of Russian Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot
close air support aircraft attacking Georgian troops