A new Voronezh-DM radar is under construction in the Murmansk region
“The state tests of the high-potential Voronezh-DM radar in the region of Murmansk should be completed in a few years,” said Sergey Boev, head of the board of directors of OJSC RTI,.
According to him, the new station "will be about three times more powerful than all the radars of high factory readiness already created and under construction."
He noted that Voronezh-DM will replace the obsolete Dnepr radar in the north of the country.
In July, Boev reported that Russia "is completing work to create a continuous radar field to protect the territory from a potential missile attack." “We are meeting the deadlines set by the country's leadership - today, all missile-prone areas are securely covered,” he added.
In turn, the Ministry of Defense announced in October that the creation of the Voronezh radar network would be completed by 2018.
“The combat duty of the new generation radar“ Voronezh ”in the Leningrad, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad regions and in the Krasnodar Territory. The state tests of the new Voronezh Radar Station Voronezh in the Krasnoyarsk Territory and in the Orenburg Region are nearing completion, and state testing of the radar station in the Altai Territory has begun. Construction of a new radar station in the Arctic is underway, ”the defense ministry said.
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