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Russia says its radio-electronic shield now covers the Arctic

Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Atle Staalesen  |  May 21, 2019  |  The Barents Observer


The Northern Fleet has completed its new Center for Radio-Electronic Warfare, military representatives say to Izvestia. The center includes two Murmansk-BN systems, as well as the Krasukha and Divnomorye systems, the newspaper writes.

The powerful Murmansk-BN system has been deployed in Severomorsk, Kola Peninsula, and in Kamchatka, and is capable of covering the whole area of the Northern Sea Route. The range of the Murmansk-BN is 5,000 km and up to 8,000 km in good weather condition. In addition comes the Krasukha-2 and Krasukha-4 systems that have been deployed in new military bases in Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya, New Siberian Islands and in Chukotka, Izvestia reports.

The Krasukha-4 is reportedly able to jam satellite communications, GPS signals and drone communication. When subjected to the jamming, the enemy finds himself blind, deaf and without speech, military representatives say to the newspaper. READ MORE...

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