Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy - Solar - Nuclear
..
. 24/7 Space News .




TECH SPACE
Two new radar stations to be placed into service in Russia in 2014
by Staff Writers
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Jan 06, 2014


The creation of the new-generation radar network will ensure that an all-over prompt-warning radar field will be formed by 2018, the ministry noted.

Two new radar stations of the missile warning system will be placed into service in Russia's Kaliningrad and Irkutsk regions this year, the Defence Ministry's press service and information department said.

Work to set up radar stations will also continue in the Krasnoyarsk, Altai, Orenburg and Arctic regions, the ministry said.

The main centre of missile attack warning has four new-generation radar stations at present - a Voronezh-M station on duty in the Leningrad Region and a Voronezh-DM in the Krasnodar Territory, and the other two - the Voronezh-DM in the Kaliningrad Region and the Voronezh-M in the Irkutsk Region - are on test duty.

The creation of the new-generation radar network will ensure that an all-over prompt-warning radar field will be formed by 2018, the ministry noted.

No less intensive is the work to form a united space system of detection and operational control. Construction is underway at command stations in Serpukhov and Komsomolsk-on-Amur and the Plesetsk space centre, the information department said.

The active development of the Russian system of missile attack warning will ensure missile detection and radar control in all directions, the ministry assured.

In 2013, duty forces of the warning system and missile defence detected about 40 launches of foreign and Russian missiles and space rockets. No missiles or rockets were missed in the Russian control zone. It proves the Russian systems' high readiness.

Source: Voice of Russia

.


Related Links
Roscosmos
Space Technology News - Applications and Research






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News





TECH SPACE
Russia rebuilding lost radar coverage
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Dec 22, 2013
The commissioning of a Konteyner radar station in the Russian region of Mordovia east-southeast of Moscow has marked the completion of the latest part of Russia's programme to patch up its radar surveillance coverage, which developed huge gaps after many of the Soviet radar stations were taken over by new states and many others fell into post-Soviet disrepair. Adding to this misery is the ... read more


TECH SPACE
Wake Up Yutu

Chang'e-3 satellite payload APXS obtained its first spectrum of lunar regolith

Chang'e 3 Lander and Rover From Above

China's moon rover "sleeps" through lunar night

TECH SPACE
One-way trip to Mars? Sign me up, says Frenchwoman

Who Wants to Go to Mars - One Way?

More than 1,000 chosen for one-way Mars reality-TV mission

Clues from Orbit Aiding Exploration Of Opportunity Rover

TECH SPACE
An astronaut's rhythm

Astronauts Practice Launching in NASA's New Orion Spacecraft

Only lawyers profit as tech giants go to war over patents

Space trips open to Chinese travelers

TECH SPACE
China launches communications satellite for Bolivia

China's moon rover continues lunar survey after photographing lander

China's Yutu "naps", awakens and explores

Deep space monitoring station abroad imperative

TECH SPACE
New Science Bound for Station on Orbital's Cygnus

NASA extends space station life to 2024

CU-Boulder to fly antibiotic experiment on ants to space station

Antares and Cygnus Launch Update

TECH SPACE
'20 years of toil has paid off' Says Radhkrishnan

GSLV-D5 launch: What the success means

SpaceX launches second commercial satellite

Arianespace targets record year for rocket launches

TECH SPACE
Newfound planet is Earth-mass but gassy

Earth appears to be an oddity, astronomers say

Planet-hunting telescope camera returns first images of exoplanets

NASA Kepler Provides Insight About Enigmatic But Ubiquitous Planets, Five New Rocky Planets

TECH SPACE
Japanese scientists move objects using acoustic levitation

Two new radar stations to be placed into service in Russia in 2014

Supercomputers Join Search for 'Cheapium'

ISRO raises GSAT-14's orbit




The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement