Name Explanation Examples Pictures
VA Air Army
Vozdushnaya Armija
VB High altitude Bomber
Visotny Bombardirovschik
VB-109
Pe-2VI
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VI High altitude fighter
Visotny Istrebitel
VI-100
Pe-2VB
VISh Variable Pitch Propeller
Vint Izmeniaemogo Shaga
VISh-2, VISh-22 -
VIT Assaulter/Anti-Tank, Tank Killer
Vozdushnyj Istrebitel Tankov
VIT-1, VIT-2
VLKSM Vsesouznyj Leninskij Kommunisticheskij Souz Molodezhi
The All-Union Young Communist League
VM Seaplane by A.Yu.Villish
Villish Morskoj
VM-1, VM-2, ...
VM Vladimir Myasischev VM-T, VM-23
VMF Voenno-Morskoj Flot
Military Sea Fleet
VMS Voenno-Morskie Sily
Military Sea Forces, includes the Fleet, Aviation, ground installation etc.
VNIIRA Vserossiyskiy Nauchno-Issledovatelskiy Institut RadioApparatury
All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Radio Equipment
ADDRESS: 199106, St. Petersburg
Russia Shkiperskiy protok, 19
Tel: (011-7-812) 356-18-34; 351-17-07 (Chief Designer)
356-01-40, 351-13-15 (assoc.plant);
Telex: 121320 NAUKA SU; Fax: (011-7-812) 352-37-04, 352-37-51
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VT Hydroplane trainer(?)
Vodnij Treanirovochnij
VT-2
VP High Altitude Interceptor
Visotnij Perehvatchik
VP(K) -
VRD Vozdushno-Reactivny Dvigatel
Russian designation for turbojet at time
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VRDK Vozdushno-Reactivny Dvigatel Kompressionnyj
Russian designation for turbo-compression jet
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V Airship(?)
Used for Zeppelins before WWII, for some prototypes designations after?
VSNKh Supreme Soviet of the People Economy
Vysshij Sovet Narodnogo Khoziajstva
VVA Voenno-Vozdushnaja Academija
Military Aviation Academy
VVIA Voenno-Vozdushnaja Inzhenernaja Academija
Military Aviation Engineering Academy
VVF Voenno-Vozdushnyj Flot
Military Air Fleet
VVS Voenno-Vozdushnie Sili
Military Air Forces
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