Voronezh-M modular station of highly compatible structure is intended for usage as part of the missile warning system. The stations will substitute old ones located in Ukraine and Azerbaijan. The main aim of the new missile system is to warn about the launch of ballistic missiles in the north-west direction and also send data about cosmic objects to the system of cosmic space control.
The range of Voronezh-M station is up to 6000 km. It enables considerable increase of target location accuracy and ensures missile navigation and control. It provides simultaneous control of 500 objects. Its cost is over 1,5 billion rubles.
The station will replace the Soviet station located in Latvia that was destroyed by local nationalists. Its construction started in 2005 and the first test launch took place in December 2006. February 2012 is marked by the final launch.
The period of assemble doesn’t exceed 1,5-2 years.The station consists of blocks that contain 23 units of equipment supplied in containers made at the factory.
The surrounding territory is under current.
The station is serviced by 18 people.
Today the soldiers are welcomed not by Marshall Zhukov on a white horse but by priests.
An emblem of aerospace security forces.
Usage of radiotelephones and devices of personal radiocall is prohibited.
Chief assistant of the senior officer, military post 13.
Training battle quarters. There is an unknown target in the west. It can be a ballistic missile.
The telephone receives messages about the start of a ballistic attack.
The special computer is highly productive and has unlimited capabilities. It consumes 1500 W.
Commander is listening to the report of the soldier on duty.
And congratulates him with the start of the shift.
Those who just start the shift get their first pennants.
Confidential negotiations by phone are strictly prohibited.
An operator’s working place.
Do military men have any idea about ergonomics? Why should the keyboard be so thick? It can survive a nuclear war easily, though.
The station controls the cosmic space from Morocco to the eastern coast of the USA.
The control system has discovered some unauthorized access.
The Ministry of Defense has started its closed cooperation with journalists and mass media recently.
‘Means of protection’. Did you know that rubber gloves have an expiry date?
The station can increase its capabilities with time. Its life cycle is 40 years.
The entire equipment is located in the dozens of containers while the stations of previous generation had thousands of containers for the same purpose.
The ‘A’ letter protects the country.