First Try to Build Russian Army Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

This is a first try army commanders decided to move an army regiment from one region to another at extreme -40 C and place them not in regular warm barracks but in temporary camping dwellings. Here is how they managed to do this:

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Yaroslav went there and saw it all with his own eyes. The doors have double layer of cold protection, one is made from similar material as emergency blankets are, to repel cold and save warm air inside.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Soldiers seem to be not very confused by this situation.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And this is a general, he came to see what’s going on.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And meet the officers.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And here are the camp tents. They are same as normal tents but at -40 C – covered with snow and ice.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Inside it looks pretty comfy.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Rules say that you are not allowed to touch metal parts of the tent (probably the coldest ones), forbidden to step on cables, and ask for assistance if someone is broken, don’t try to fix it themselves.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Here are some soldiers.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And a fence-protected armory.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Freshly made rifles.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Around the campsite is Russian nice winter nature.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Also one tent is a hospital tent. Here is she measuring his body temperature.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Also this.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Then, for higher mobility soldiers can use skis.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Or vehicles.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

At -40 C cars are covered with extra layer of tarp to preserve engines from over cold and make it easier to start them.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Here, this BTR engine started.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

Also toilets with showers, equipped with hot water.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And to get real idea how cold it is around – see the operator – he is dressed to survive.

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

And also kitchen in a tent.

So now you have an idea how Russian army field camp survives at -40 C.

Thanks to Yaroslav for his photos, his website is below:

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4 thoughts on “First Try to Build Russian Army Camp at Extreme -40 C”

  1. And a pack of steerable weaponry that can detect a heat signature is going to murder everything in this encampment.

    Can you say: “Fighting the last war”.

    I knew you could.

  2. …this is east of Moscow…..Nizhny Novgorod. If you go to the author’s page there’s another article on the food service and the soldier’s food.

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