Construction of a new air defense base in the Arctic will be completed in 2019

23.05.2019

Construction of a new air defense base in the Arctic will be completed in 2019

The military camp for the connection of the air defense forces of the Northern Fleet in the Tiksi Yakut port will be put into operation in 2019. It was reported by the Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia, General of the Army Dmitry Bulgakov.

According to him, there will be 11 objects in the complex; they will be connected by the covered passages. Units of the new air defense forces of the fleet in Tiksi are intended to ensure the security of the airspace over the Northern Sea Route.

On May 7, the Northern Fleet completed the arming of the Radioelectronic Warfare Center. Its long range systems Murmansk-BN and Krasukha stations will be supplemented soon with the new Divnomorye complexes.


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