7 Underground Submarine Base of the Cold War

Underground Submarine Base of the Cold War

Posted on June 30, 2013 by team

In 1963 they finished Object 820 “Arsenal” – the underground repair base for storage, assembly and mounting of nuclear ammos on submarines.

The complex in relation to the highest peak of the mountain was 126 meters deep. It could withstand a direct hit of a nuclear charge with power up to 100 kilotons, that is 5-7 times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

Another storage area.

The object also has an underground isolated generating plant and unfinished adits of an unknown purpose.

Both object were supplied power from here.

There used to be huge diesel generators here.

Remnants of the smoke elimination system.

The place for fuel storage.

Here is an answer to the question how this large complex coud operate independantly for months – you can see the fuel level on the walls.

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7 Responses to “Underground Submarine Base of the Cold War”

  1. arazahra says:

    looks like a perfect location if they want to shoot metro 2033 film

  2. Stan says:

    You never know, it could yet come in handy, whether as a nuclear shelter or some other purpose.. minimal maintenance should be carried out as its such a shame that all the sheer hard work and resources it took to build it are just wasted.. MADNESS

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  4. trim says:

    Thanks for post

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  7. Mummeli says:

    Hummm, how many times we need to see these same pics? The site hasnt changed abit in a few years, but every year we get the same pics, year after year. It gets boring after a year or two.

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