A source in the military-industrial complex told TASS that the newest missile attack warning radar Yakhroma will be built on the Chukchi Sea by 2030, reported the news agency today.
"The radar will operate in the automatic mode, with no personnel permanently present at the facility," TASS qouted its source.
The Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu had said at the end of December 2020, at the year-end ministerial board meeting that the Defence Ministry would start building the Yakhroma radar in Sevastopol, Crimea, in 2021.
A source in the military-industrial complex told TASS that Yakhroma was unparalleled in the world. It will operate in four frequency ranges: meter, centimeter, decimeter, and millimeter ones and have a field of vision of 270 degrees.
"This station has no analogues, it will operate in four bands: meter, centimeter, decimeter and millimeter," the source said.
The station will enter the missile attack warning system. The main purpose of the system is to detect and escort ballistic missiles fired at the territory of the Russian Federation or its allies as soon as possible.
Currently, Russia’s missile attack warning system consists of two layers: a cluster of four space satellites Tundra and a ground network of Voronezh radars, which monitor all potentially risky directions. The system’s main task is to promptly spot and track ballistic missiles launched at the territory of Russia or its allies.