Construction of several radar stations will last generation in Russia in 2013, told reporters on Saturday by a representative of the Russian Defense Ministry troops aerospace defense (VVKO) Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin.
VVKO — a new genus of the Armed Forces (AF) of Russia, which was formed in 2011 by the President of Russia. Exactly a year ago back, December 1, 2011, the first duty shift command Fri VVKO intercede on alert.
«Next year in some regions of the Russian Federation plans to begin construction of several more radar stations highest operational readiness» — said Zolotukhin.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense reported that considering the construction of radar stations in the latest generation of Pechora (Komi Republic), Barnaul (Altai Territory), Yenisei (Krasnoyarsk Territory) and Olenegorske (Murmansk region).
At this point the radar «Voronezh» are on duty in Lekhtusi (Leningrad region), on experimental combat duty in the town of Pioneer of the Kaliningrad region and the village Usolie Siberian Irkutsk region.
Zolotukhin said that in 2013 will also continue development of missile warning.
«In the first quarter of 2013 on combat duty is one of the latest generation radar» Voronezh «, made by technology of the highest operational readiness (CEV) in the Krasnodar region. In the Irkutsk region completed construction of the second stage of the radar «Voronezh-M», then experimental combat duty, the station will be at full strength. Continue bearing pilot alerting VZG radar in the Kaliningrad region, «- said Zolotukhin.
Create a network of new radar early warning system will allow to provide a full radar control of all strategic missile-threat areas with terrain Russian Federation with the required timing performance warning nuclear missile strike.
In October, the representative of the holding «RTI» (Including building a radar station troops ASD) reported that the company plans to soon begin creating a new radar that «closed down» From Russian nuclear missile threat to the southern and northern strategic directions.