Soviet technology, peeped from the West
• USSR, peeped from the West Technology
Some things are engineers from the USSR have copied tactics of opponents. Missiles, tanks, and even vacuum cleaners, "Well, wait a minute!". Technology, which peeped the USSR from the West.
Vacuums "Seagull" 1963 - Remoco, 1939. The appearance of the Soviet vacuum cleaner "The Seagull" in 1963 release has been borrowed from the West. This appliance in 1939 was sold in the Netherlands under the brand Remoco, and in the United States and Canada, he was known as Estonia.
Ford Model A, 1927 - A GAZ, 1932. In 1929 the USSR bought from US Ford Motor Company equipment and documentation for the production of GAZ-A. This car was the first "passenger car" mass conveyor assembly. The machine was released in 1932.
Leica 2, 1932 - "FED", 1934. Soviet camera FED came two years after the German unit Leica II. The design was copied almost completely. The resemblance was so great that in the USSR FED is still called the "watering".
Opel Kadett, 1937 - Moskvich-400, 1946. The Soviet Union after the war, was entitled to some of the German industry, including the Opel plant. Design car slightly modified - the Soviet Union to rebuild the car on the basis of the surviving copies of all documentation was lost.
Ford Mainline, 1952 - Volga GAZ-21, 1956. GAZ-21 was produced at the Gorky Automobile Plant in 1956, but Ford Mainline began to drive on American roads a few years earlier.
Nintendo, EGG, 1981 - "Well, wait a minute!", 1984. Alas, the famous handheld console the 80s, "Well, wait a minute!" Was also copied. The original game was called Egg, and it produced the Japanese company Nintendo.
VAZ-2101 "Lada" - Soviet passenger rear-wheel drive small car with a body type sedan. The first model, released at the Volga Automobile Plant. In 2000, the VAZ-2101 was named the best domestic car of the XX century as a result of a nationwide survey conducted by the magazine "At the wheel".
Philips Walita HD1120, 1971 - "Yauza UT-1000", 1989. The Soviet iron "Yauza UT-1000" appeared on store shelves in 1989. However, in the 18 years before that, they have already used the inhabitants of the Netherlands. Only when the model was called Philips Walita HD1120.
"FED-Mikron", 1968 - Konica Eye. In this case, Soviet engineers inspired devaysom Japanese from Konica. By the way, the creators of "FED-2 Micron" also stare at the Konica.
Grundig TK820, 1955 - "Melody of MG-56", 1956. The Soviet tape appeared a year later than the German player. The device of the USSR and the repeated design and function of Western technology.
Electronics MI-11 "Lunokhod", 1985 - Big Trak, 1979. clone toy car company Milton Bradle came six years later in the USSR because of Solnechnogorsk Electromechanical Plant.
Sharp EL-805, 1973 - "Electronics BZ-04", 1974. Apparently, the Soviet developers Pocket microcalculator were founded upon the Sharp EL-805, which was created a year earlier. Design, again, almost identical.
"Agidel-M" 1967 - Philishave SC 8010, 1965. The famous Soviet shaver "Agidel-M" 1967 issue is painfully reminiscent of Dutch equivalent Philishave SC 8010, which was released earlier. The only difference in the inscriptions on the box and cord color.
Casio FX-700P, 1983 - "Elektronika MK-85", 1986. Design engineering calculator clearly copied from the Japanese counterpart, which was released earlier than 3 years. However, the Soviet version was more powerful 16-bit processor, against the 4-bit "Japanese".
P-1, 1948 - "V-2", 1942. The first major ballistic missile Soviet Union P-1 is modeled on the German "V-2". Installations have some differences, because the Soviet engineers were only part of the German rockets without drawings and calculations.
Clem, 1954 - RE-4, 1967. Iron clothes UE-4 - is almost an exact copy of the same household appliance by the British company Clem. Only in the last iron he appeared for 13 years before he decided to play the Soviet engineers.
Vickers Mk E, 1930 - T-26, 1931. During the war, Britain was considered a leader in the manufacture of armored vehicles, the USSR acquired a complete package of technical documentation and a license to manufacture. So there was a light tank T-26.
Carl Zeiss Jena Deltrintem 8 * 30, 1920 - G8 Binoculars * 30, 1947. German binoculars appeared in 1920, and the Soviet analogue - only in 1947, after the war. Externally, they are slightly different, but the characteristics of both devices are almost identical.
Browning, 1903 - TT, 1933. TT - the first self-loading pistol army USSR. As a prototype designer chose Tokarev pistols design by John Browning. The weapons were not completely copied because of the lack of necessary technologies.
TU-4, 1945 - Boeing B-29, 1941. At the direction of Stalin's construction and equipment Boeing completely copied from the American model, when they landed in Soviet territory after unsuccessful sorties in 1944.