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City walls in Thailand


City walls in the United Kingdom


Fortifications of Havana


Koblenz Fortress

Koblenz fortress was part of a Prussian fortress system near the city of Koblenz in Germany which consisted of the city fortifications of Koblenz and of ehrenbreitstein and exterior supporting constructions such as entrenchments and FORTS. Koblen ...


Naggar Castle

Naggar castle is a medieval castle located in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India. Built by Raja Siddhi Singh of Kullu around 1460, he was captured in Himachal Pradesh tourism development Corporation to work as a hotel heritage Dating back to 1978.


Baluardo a San Giorgio

43°4546.95"N 11°1523.48"E At Baluardo San Giorgio English: Bastion San Giorgio is located in a trapezoidal shape, which is part of the line of fortifications of the historic city of Florence. Located along the walls of Florence, near Porta San Gi ...


Lambert Redoubt

Lambert Redoubt is part of a seventeenth century Fort in the city Park, the city of Luxembourg. The Fort was destroyed by demolition in the period between 1868 and 1874, the Fort and were not discovered until the city excavated the Monterey under ...


Gates in North Korea


Kremlin (fortification)

The Kremlin is a major fortified Central complex in the historical cities of Russia. This word is often used to refer to the most well-known, the Moscow Kremlin, or metonymically to the government that is based on. The words of Russian and Slavic ...


Linea P

White line N, officially the Pyrenees defense organization, was a fortified line of defense built in the Pyrenees between 1944 and 1948, in order to prevent the invasion of the territory of Spain. After the Civil war in Spain, the government of G ...


Fortifications in British Overseas Territories


Roman auxiliary forts


Roman citadels


Roman fortified camps


Roman fortified roads


Roman legionary fortresses


Roman milecastles


Roman signal towers


Roman vallum


Roman vexillation forts


Ditch (fortification)

A ditch in military engineering obstacle, designed to slow down or break up an attacking force, while a trench is intended to provide cover to the defenders. In military fortifications the side of the trench farthest from the enemy and closer to ...


Wire obstacle

In the military science of fortification, wire obstacles are defensive obstacles made of barbed wire, barbed tape or barbed wire. They are designed to disrupt, delay and generally slow down an attacking enemy. For the time that the attackers are ...


Anti-tank obstacles



The citadel is an ancient town-Fort or Central fortified part of the city, similar to the meaning of "Kremlin ". This term was used in Kievan Rus, Chernihiv, Veliky Novgorod, Kiev and others. The citadel was first used 1044 in the First Novgorod ...


Gdov Kremlin

In 1706, the city was visited by the Tsar Peter the Great. He ordered to strengthen the walls, covering them with earth. Currently, the stone towers are located underground, and has been since then, how did the construction of the city Park in th ...


Pskov Krom

Pskov Krom is an ancient citadel in Pskov, Russia. In the Central part of the city, the Krom is located at the junction of the rivers great and small rivers Pskova. The citadel of medieval origin, with the surrounding walls constructed starting i ...


Ryazan kremlin

Ryazan Kremlin, the oldest part of the city of Ryazan historical and architectural Museum. This is one of the oldest museums in Russia. Located on the top of a steep hill, it is surrounded by rivers and a dry moat. This monument and nature reserv ...


Smolensk Kremlin

Smolensk Kremlin is a Kremlin sewn into the center of the city of Smolensk in Western Russia. The partially preserved fortress wall was built between 1595 and 1602, during the reign of Tsar Fedor I Ivanovich and Boris Godunov. The total length of ...


Tobolsk Kremlin

Tobolsk was founded in 1587. Moscow urged the construction of stone buildings. In 1683-1686, masons sent from Moscow and Veliky Ustyug built the stone St. Sophia-assumption Cathedral. Around the beginning of the 18th century stone walls and tower ...


Tula Kremlin

The Tula Kremlin is a fortress in Tula, Russia. Monument of the 16th century. There are 2 cathedrals inside the Kremlin: Epiphany Cathedral 1855-1863. (Богоявленский Собор 1855-1863) The Cathedral Of The Assumption 1762-1766.


Camp Down, Portsdown Hill

Camp is a place on Portsdown hill, Hampshire, which was used as a semaphore to the Admiralty MTR station, and later a redoubt on the line of Palmerston FORTS, Portsmouth. The Telegraph station of the Admiralty was built in the camp in 1821 and op ...


Grange Redoubt

Redoubt grunge, also known as one of the two Twydall redoubts, was constructed in 1885. It was not included in the original list of fortifications proposed by the Royal Commission on defence of the UK in 1860, but was conceived and later implemen ...


Railroad Redoubt

The railroad redoubt was one of several redoubts, or small defensive structures that were built during the American Civil war to protect the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi, from Union attack. He was so named because it was built along the main Ea ...


Schwaben redoubt


Southern Terminal Redoubt

Redoubt South station is a historic archaeological site located at Newport news, Virginia. It is definitely a untouched component that represents the southern part of General John B. Magruders defensive line Warwick. This is a relatively small de ...


Woodlands Redoubt

Redoubt forest, also known as one of the two Twydall redoubts, was constructed in 1888. It was not included in the original list of fortifications proposed by the Royal Commission on defence of the UK in 1860, but was conceived and later implemen ...


National redoubts


Minehunters by country


Minelayers by country


Minesweepers by country


Mine warfare vessels of Belgium


Mine warfare vessels of the Soviet Union


Mine warfare vessels of the United Kingdom


Mine warfare vessels of the United States


A-class minehunter

A class is a class of minehunter vessels of the Turkish fleet. In 1999, the German shipyards Lurssen and Broker Andrew Rasmussen were contracted to build six Frankenthal class ships for the Turkish Navy, the purchase is worth US0 million. While t ...


A-class minesweeper

Was in a class of four minesweepers of the Royal Netherlands Navy. They were the first purpose-built minesweepers of the Navy of Holland, and formerly of minesweepers were converted tugs.


Agile-class minesweeper

Agile -class minesweepers of the class built in the U.S. ocean-going minesweepers. 58 ships were built for the Navy of the United States, 35 ships were built for the Navy of the NATO in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal ...


Alexandrit-class minesweeper

Class Alexandrite, Russian designation of the project 12700 "Alexandrite" is the newest class of Russian trawlers, developed by Almaz and built at the Sredne-Nevsky shipyard for the Navy of Russia. The first ship was laid down on 22 September 201 ...


Alkmaar class minehunter


Anticosti-class minesweeper

In the Anticosti -class minesweepers were a class of minesweepers that served in the canadian armed forces between 1989 and 2000. The class consisted of two former oil rig supply vessels, Jean Joyce ebb and flow. They were acquired by Maritime co ...

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