New Russian air defense base in the Arctic will be completed in 2019


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Operation under construction in Yakutsk Tiksi port and military town for the connection of the air defense forces (PVO) of the Northern fleet will begin in 2020, this year it is planned to complete its construction. In an interview with “Arguments and facts” said Deputy defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov.

“All 11 sites of this complex are connected by covered walkways. So walking in a snowstorm, holding onto a rope like in the movies about explorers, no one will. After all, we live in XXI century!”, — said Bulgakov.

According to him, the construction of an Arctic military bases used unique architectural solutions and breakthrough technologies, the latest materials and equipment. They were built for a short time on the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, Alexandra Land Islands, Kotelny, Wrangel island and Cape Schmidt. Each of them is completely Autonomous settlement with a closed cycle life support. With this military can accomplish the task without going outside.

Unit new connection of the air defense of the fleet in Tiksi will focus on ensuring security of the airspace in the area of the Northern sea route.

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