Enemy Engaged Apache vs. Havoc

Pyrotechnics
The fun starts with a weapon release.

Rocket and missile launches are works of art.

A typical missile launch has a flaming trail with persistent clouds of smoke.

It's really quite awesome to see an Ataka Air-to-Ground missile fly 4 kilometres ... and it looks like 4 kilometres... and then, as it almost disappears form sight, see the blooming cloud as a fuel tanker goes up.

Explosions occur in stages, here you can see the main fireball at centre and the semi-transparent shock wave accompanied by debris surrounding it. Lower in the picture is the hapless Chinook which was the victim of an Ikra launch.
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