The Voronezh-M missile attack warning system radar in Usolye-Sibirskoye is almost ready for preliminary tests that will begin on September 1. They will be followed by the government, which is scheduled for completion in 2014.
“Preliminary tests are quite lengthy. All the necessary adjustment passes, the station's radiation pattern is calculated, the main parameters are tested. This process is quite lengthy, ”said Yuri Borisov.
At the same time, the Deputy Minister of Defense noted that the station already successfully accomplishes tasks for its intended purpose. “This is already a combat station. This is not a model. And the information to the command post comes real, which is obtained after processing the radar information from the real air. That is, it works now, ”stated Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia Yuri Borisov.
Also during the visit at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia reported that Irkut Corporation successfully implements contracts with the military department for the supply of X-NUMX multi-purpose aircraft Su-60 SM and 30 to combat-training aircraft Yak-55. According to him, “the entire volume of the order for 130 year, and this 2013 of the Yak-18 and 130 of the Su-14CM planes will go to the troops on time. The deadline for deliveries is November this year. ”