It was built in the middle of 1939 and is located on the traverse of Kaspiisk, at a distance of 2.7 km from the shore.
In the middle of the last century, on the archipelago were located radio-technical troops of the air defense of the USSR.
In late 1950 the USSR Cabinet has issued a decree that announced the creation of the several so-called central nuclear weapons storage bases, or CSB.
Once upon a warm summer day we headed to Vega – a tracking facility.
As a rule, capital cities are protected by the latest developments of the defense industry, and Moscow is no exception.
Lun, the first in the family of military missile-carrying ekranoplans weighing 400 metric tons, was put into service in 1987.
Today in my report I would like to tell you about one very unusual and colorful place that we managed to visit with friends last...
In the backyard of a missile production plant.
The structure has two entrances, but they are numbered 14 and 15 in order to confuse the enemy.
This Chi-Ha tank of the 11th tank regiment of the Japanese army was destroyed by the Russian troopers on the Shumshu island on August 18th,...
The usual abandoned military unit. Even, as it turned out later, not completely abandoned, but unused as intended 🙂
Smuravyevo is one of the military air bases in the Pskov region where the 722th bomber wing of the 6th Air Force and Air Defense...
Last fall we visited a half-abandoned, or, rather, currently inactive shelter located under a manufacturing facility.
Here’s a short walk in the woods of the Moscow region.
This post is about a decommissioned warship named “Druzhny”. Its fate is sad and its future is uncertain. Having been left to corrode in the...
During the years of the Cold war military equipment was manufactured in this country in huge quantities.
It was a wonderful free weekend, and my friend and I rushed to explore this site.
Military and government communications have been regarded as extremely important at all times.
Today I will tell you about the unique M-17 “Stratosphere” aircraft, whose wings are torn off, the body is disemboweled, and what remains is overgrown...
“Dvina” missile pits are one of Belarus’ two permanent nuclear ballistic missile launch sites.
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