A tour of the 419th aircraft repair plant

I first felt intrigued by this place when I was digging through maps on Wikimapia in another search for an airdrome and I saw an airfield with some kind of lines drawn on it and characters “419 arz”.

A MiG-31 fighter jet graveyard

Not long ago a site was found near Moscow that is be perfect for those who like to listen to melting snow dripping from aluminum aircraft bodies.

A flooded ballistic missile launch facility

“Dvina” missile pits are one of Belarus’ two permanent nuclear ballistic missile launch sites.

Abandoned military machinery

Once again we are in the Moscow region, and once again in the woods.

Vega: a derelict military tracking center

Once upon a warm summer day we headed to Vega – a tracking facility.

In the backyard of a missile production plant

In the backyard of a missile production plant.

A derelict airfield and a Su-24 bomber aircraft

A partially abandoned air facility. Quite a few protected hangars and taxiway strips.

An abandoned air defense base

Today’s post is about the remains of air defense hardware on Kildin Island.

An abandoned artillery battery

Today I am going to tell you about a visit to the MB-2-180 coastal artillery turret batteries.