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In March, a military expedition will go to the North Pole

Representatives of the North fleet and military schools will go on an expedition in March by motorized towing to the North Pole, reports TASS.

The hike will be led by traveler Victor Simonov.

The start of the expedition from the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya (Arctic Cape) is planned for March 13-14. The route of the expedition is about 1,3 thousands of miles. It will end at the geographical point of the North Pole. Soldiers of the Northern Fleet, specialists from the Ryazan School of the Airborne Forces, the Military Institute of Physical Culture,
told the head of the expeditionary center of the Ministry of Defense Yevgeny Binyukov.

In total, five people will go to the North Pole. According to Binyukov, the main tasks of the expedition are “training specialists for the Arctic units, as well as continuing research work on studying the characteristics of the functioning of the human body in low temperatures and physical training of the military in the Arctic.”

In addition, a series of experiments will be conducted on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.

It is very possible that we will have to continuously work on the 24-26 hours, we will carry our motorcycle towers, fuel, bags with equipment and food for as long as necessary. The members of the expedition are not ordinary soldiers, for them it will not be very difficult. But from a psychological point of view, taking into account the continuing frosts - it will be hard. Now the temperature there is about minus 50 degrees (Celsius),
said the leader of the expedition Simonov.

The agency recalls that in 2013, Viktor Simonov, together with Fyodor Konyukhov, sled the dog from the North Pole to the coast of Canada.
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  1. Magic archer
    Magic archer 1 March 2018 13: 46
    Good luck to the guys. The conditions are inhuman. I looked like something about a ski transition to the North Pole. And what about the woman. Incredible fortitude and preparation must be had. With that, you need to think through everything to the smallest detail. There was one intimate detail. To go out of need, the girl needs hmm .count. So while she was doing this, the wind blew full pants of snow. So she had to study on the spot. So everywhere and everything needs to be approached wisely.
    1. Igor V
      Igor V 1 March 2018 15: 40
      And then the polar explorers had to save them by quitting their job and burning fuel.
    2. Anyone
      Anyone 2 March 2018 21: 22
      Try to go to the toilet in the tundra in a cloud of gnats, mosquitoes or biting midges. After that, full trousers of snow may seem like an acceptable option.
  2. Labor
    Labor 1 March 2018 13: 46
    Yes, this is a real test! Indeed, people should be prepared for such a service, and not as before, they were torn from the mother and to the hot spot.
    1. Retired2012
      Retired2012 1 March 2018 19: 39
      Five people ..... a total of five, from mother-wife to a cold point ......
  3. Piramidon
    Piramidon 1 March 2018 14: 52
    I remember the Arctic ski expedition of the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda in 1979. Tu-142 aircraft from our airfield regularly flew along the expedition route and dumped everything they needed at certain intervals, at the same time making ice reconnaissance of the route, and they went almost lightly, with a minimum emergency reserve. After the next stop, the travelers left everything and moved to the next point of discharge.
    1. sogdy
      sogdy 1 March 2018 16: 16
      Quote: Piramidon
      ski expedition of the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" in 1979

      They also had fun.
  4. dzvero
    dzvero 1 March 2018 15: 01
    All! Pentagon in a panic! For Russians, motorized towing ... will shift the earth's axis! And from the noise the polar foxes will run to where? That's right, in the USA. Why not panic - you need to “extinguish” the expedition, but there’s nothing ...
  5. Alexander War
    Alexander War 1 March 2018 15: 26
    69°53’42.03″с 38°42’22.02″Е
  6. Igor V
    Igor V 1 March 2018 15: 45
    "In March, a military expedition will set off for the North Pole"
    And put Poplar there ... smile
    (Rogozin, when he ended a business trip to NATO, planted this tree there in the courtyard)
    1. sogdy
      sogdy 1 March 2018 16: 18
      Quote: Igor V
      And put Poplar there ...

      There are already 5 of them. Alley!