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Shvytkin: new mobile radar station is of strategic importance for the defense capability of the Russian Federation

Shvytkin: new mobile radar station is of strategic importance for the defense capability of the Russian Federation

Yuri Shvytkin, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Defense and Security, in a conversation with our website, assessed the effectiveness of a new mobile radar station being developed in the Russian Federation (radar) Laguna-M.

Employees of the press service of JSC "Concern" Radio Engineering and Information Systems "told reporters, that experts are working on the creation of a unique mobile radar "Laguna-M". It will allow you to observe surface ships, carrying out constant monitoring of the sea space within the 200-mile economic zone.

The journalist our site contacted the deputy of the State Duma Yuri Shvytkin, after learning his opinion about the new development of JSC "RTI".

certainly, this development is of great strategic importance for strengthening the defense capability of our country. Of course, we are talking about the range in 200 miles in sector 120 degrees, but it is worth considering, that the radar will follow up to 200 various surface objects and transmit information about them in real time, - stressed the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Defense.

According to the parliamentarian, radar created by domestic specialists is effective for several reasons at once. Shvytkin drew attention to some of the station's advantages in comparison with its foreign counterparts.

Shvytkin: new mobile radar station is of strategic importance for the defense capability of the Russian Federation

Source photo: Federal News Agency – Andrey Soyustov

The mobility of "Laguna-M" will allow relocating this unit to any destination. Besides, in peacetime, thanks to her, the fight against poaching will be fought, smuggling and spying on possible unauthorized intrusion of any vessel. This will definitely make it possible to increase the effectiveness of enemy detection equipment from our radar station.. Such a radar is very relevant these days., - convinced Shvytkin.

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