Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Bloggers visited a polygon where time-expired ammunition is destructed. Have a look at some photos of Ashuluk polygon in the Astrakhan region.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Fighting with plastic in a military style

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Trucks are going for a new portion of ammunition. All in all 180 trucks work at the polygon.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Entrance to the military town

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Camps

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Shoes must be clean even in field conditions

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

The bloggers are being told about ammunition utilization

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Special medical centre – a unique construction that allows to treat people in field conditions.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

There is an X-ray cabin in the hospital

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Lab

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Internet connection is available to provide telehealth. In complicated situations operations may be made with assistance from leading military hospitals of the country.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

After destruction of ammunition a lot of transport packages remain. Some are sent back, some are actively used for construction materials. Fences are built from boxes.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Football gates

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Seats for spectators

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Soldiers probably would prefer the sign to mean proof, not speed. But here they follow the dry law. Tons of ammunition demand a cool head.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Cacti try to revive after the cold winter

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Shooting targets

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Explosions.

To decrease a seismological impact on the soil the number of grounds was  enlarged to 48, but the total weight of the ammunition on each ground was decreased. Now about 2 tons explode in a time in TNT equivalent, though one ground may process up to 5 tons. 2 tons of TNT equivalent Рabout 400 sabots or about 130 projectiles.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

The observation area is about 15 km from the place of explosions.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

The blasting system is arranged in such a way that all military staff are at a safe distance. No explosion is possible while any combat engineers are still in the damage area.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Explosion is the fastest, cheapest and safest way of destruction.

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition

Much noise and dust

Here’s how projectiles explode with heaps of burning splinters.

Location: the Astrakhan region

via kot_30rus

4 thoughts on “Some Hours In the Army Or How They Destruct Expired Ammunition”

  1. Media: Massive explosions today in Astrakhan as amilitary convoy was involved in a massive multivehicle pile up.

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