- The soldiers of the Northern Fleet maximum protection from the cold
With the onset of cold temperatures in the garrisons home of the Northern Fleet (NF) command has taken all possible steps to prevent frostbite, hypothermia and reduce the incidence of conscripts, according to the press department of information support service WEST along the Northern Fleet.
In all the units, units and ships SF upon the occurrence of extremely low temperatures have been canceled classes in physical training in the open air, as well as reduced the number of constructions in the street and the residence time of personnel outside the barracks and living quarters. The military, attracted to the bearing inner and garrison duty in the open air, provided additional warming winter clothing — on a sheepskin sheepskin coats and felt boots.
Landfills and military shooting ranges coastal forces of the Northern Fleet set points heating personnel, which with the help of field ovens maintained zero temperature. In addition, every soldier and sailor during a break between classes at the field without fail gets hot tea and extra rations (black bread, bacon, onions). During lunch, an amplified, high-calorie diet, as well as garlic and multivitamins.
Considerable attention is paid to the smooth operation of heat supply enterprises (organizations). Although present in all naval facilities housing and barracks Fund temperature does not drop below 18 degrees, the individual service issued an extra blanket.
All these measures have helped reduce the incidence of conscripts by more than 15% compared to the same period in the winter of 2011.