Abandoned Soviet Equipment on the Archipelago of Franz Josef Land

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In the middle of the last century, on the archipelago were located radio-technical troops of the air defense of the USSR.

After the collapse of Soviet Union in the 90s, military units on islands were abolished and abandoned.

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These machines are like generator sets.

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Satellite communication station  Р-441-О – is designed to provide communication in the strategic and operational links of control through repeaters of artificial Earth satellites in geostationary and highly elliptical orbits.

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Remains of a truck KRAZ.

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Military truck ZIL131.

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Fire truck.

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GT-T – tracked carrier is designed for transporting people and goods in off-road conditions, snow drifts, on very rough terrain with the presence of deep water barriers and shallow vegetation. The all-terrain vehicle GT-T can be operated in the winter at extreme temperatures.

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T-170 is a Soviet industrial tractor produced from 1988 to 2002 at the Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant.

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Made in USSR. 1976.

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