Russia will soon fill in gaps in its Arctic radar coverage by deploying state-of-the-art Konteiner and Podsolnukh over-the-horizon radars, Gazeta.ru reports.
These systems will establish a radar field 900 miles to 1,200 miles deep beyond the country’s borders, providing protection against surprise aerial and sea-surface attacks. This will allow the Russian military to monitor the situation along the country’s border.
“We will soon complete establishing our situational awareness coverage of the Arctic,” said Viktor Murakhovsky, chief editor of Arsenal Otechestva magazine. “We already have such radars installed in the west, east, and south of the country, as well as in Central Asia, …read more
Source: Russia Beyond The Headlines