The interviewee stressed that the new naval base will be universal and will be able to receive warships of any class.
Everything goes strictly according to plan, without rush hands- noted the senator.
Franz Klintsevich also reported that the Kuriles would restore the airfield network and these works are linked to the creation of a naval base.
Recall that in February of this year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that this year a division would be deployed in the Kuril Islands. At the same time, the minister emphasized that the military contingent will be located on the islands "not against someone, but exclusively to protect the territory of the Russian Federation."
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation expressed its intention to place a base of submarines and coastal missiles "Bastion" and "Ball" on the Kuriles.
We add that in recent years two military camps have been restored, a battalion has been delivered to the islands tanks T-80, air defense systems "Buk", modern communication systems and electronic warfare.
In addition, according to the information of the Eastern Military District, the islands will be located the latest high-tech weapon. In particular, drones of various modifications. Already in service deployed on the islands military unit has multiple rocket launchers BM-21 "Grad", 152-millimeter 2S5 gun "Hyacinth-B" missile systems "Strela-10", self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon "Shilka", 122-millimeter howitzers D-30, BS-100 3-mm field guns, 82-mm Tray mortars, transmits WG-Force