Our homeland will extend lease of Gabala radar station on the former criteria

Russia will extend the lease of Gabala radar station on the same termsContract to lease Russian Gabala radiolocation station (RLS) in Azerbaijan is likely to be extended for three years at the previous criteria. This RIA Announcements told a source close to the negotiations 2-sides.

According to the source, in the upcoming Moscow plans to solve the financial dispute with Baku on the terms of the lease and the radar extend agreement on the use of the station for a longer period of time.

The current agreement to lease the station type "DTV" in Gabala, signed in 2002, is based on December 24, 2012. Defense Ministry counted extend Rent radar until 2025, but parted ways with the Azerbaijani side in the evaluation of the rental price. In February 2012, Azerbaijan claimed to increase the yearly fee for the radar station from 7 to 300 million dollars.

First, in September, it became clear to launch in the first quarter of 2013, radar type "Voronezh-DM" in Armavir at full capacity. With the assumption of the new sector alert radar station will be able to cover the area of responsibility Gabala Radar. Thus, in view of Armavir radar fall terrain of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, India and the Near East.

In the near future, the Ministry of Defense wants to change to the new station type "Voronezh" all the old radar type "DTV", "Volga" and "Dnepr". At the current time in the village Lekhtusi Leningrad region and Usole Siberian Irkutsk region has radar type "Voronezh-M" meter range, and "Voronezh-DM" in the Kaliningrad region. Radar type "Voronezh" is also planned in Pechora, Komi Republic, Barnaul (Altai Territory), Yenisey Krasnoyarsk, Omsk, and also the Murmansk region (Olenegorsk).

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