The new radar station in Kaliningrad is ready to be put into the system of missile warning, said today the commander of the aerospace defense of Lieutenant-General Oleg Ostapenko.
"We in the Kaliningrad completed all construction work on the commissioning of the station, work on preparation of calculations and their admission to the operation of the plant. At the moment we are at the command of the Supreme Commander to enter into the general system of missile warning radar this" — the general said.
Assessing the technical characteristics of the plant, he said: "It provides an opportunity to exercise effective control of missile launches on the depth of the European continent, as well as the waters of the North Atlantic." "This will, inter alia, control the operation of the system and EUROPRO " — said the general.
RLS is classified as "Voronezh-DM". The station covers the western sector, for which in Soviet times, responded stations in Mukachevo and Baranovichi. The construction of two more similar plants: in Armavir and in the Irkutsk region.
Also, Lieutenant General Ostapenko said today that the missiles "Iskander" missile will be deployed in the Kaliningrad region in terms defined by the top leadership of the country.