During the events of 2014, which later became known as the Crimean Spring, the Russian military, using the Monolith multifunctional radar station, discovered the American destroyer Donald Cook of the Arleigh Burke project in the Black Sea approaching the peninsula. When the US Navy warship realized they had been spotted and targeted, they had to change course.
Recently, this equipment was examined by the journalists of the Zvezda TV channel, to whom the Russian military showed the Monolith radar station from the inside. During his visit and conversation with Sergei Piunovsky, the head of the sector of the Typhoon enterprise, which is the manufacturer of this equipment, he was removed plot for the transmission "Military acceptance".
Journalists note that this is the first filming made inside this surface and air reconnaissance complex. Even with a cursory glance, you can see how many diverse and complex techniques are inside.
There is so much equipment at the command post of the complex that eyes widen.
- the host of the program shared his impressions.
At the command post of the complex, five people are observing, who classify and accompany the detected targets.
The video also showed the radar antenna, which became legendary after the events of the Crimean Spring.