22/12/2017 20:13

Three new Voronezh radars take up combat alert in Russian Armed Forces

Three Voronezh radar station (Missile Launch Detector) have taken up combat alert in Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk and Altay krais.

As the Voronezh radars have entered service, seven new-generation radars make up a system to provide unlimited radar control over missile-threat directions in Russia. The radar stations will take up combat alert in Leningrad, Kaliningrad, Irkutsk, and Orenburg region as well as in Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk and Altay krais.

The system of new radars has been formed since 2005. The first Voronezh radar has entered the service in the settlement of Lehtusi, Leningrad region.

Moreover, the Daryal, Dnepr, Volga radar stations ensure radar control in Pechora, Murmansk and Kazakhstan, and Belarus respectively. In the near the future these radar stations will be replaced by the Voronezh stations.