Began testing the Irkutsk radar system of missile warning

Began testing a new radar / radar / warning system for missile attack in Irkutsk, said today the Minister of Defence Anatoly Serdyukov at the extended meeting of the board of the military department.

"On December 1, 2011 in the Armed Forces troops created Aerospace Defense / VVKO /. Build up the capacity of the system of missile warning. VVKO In the combat strength of the radar introduced high prefabrication / modular / in the village Lekhtusi / Leningrad / — said Serdyukov. — In the pilot alert delivered similar stations in Armavir and Kaliningrad. has begun testing a new radar station in Irkutsk. "

"In 2011, in cooperation with the Russian Space Agency launched a full constellation GLONASS satellite navigation system," — said Serdyukov.

The station should monitor the territory of China. Antenna field at exactly twice the lehtusinskogo radar (pictured top can be compared), 6 sections instead of three, allowing respectively to control more territory.

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