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Servicemen of the radar unit stationed on Wrangel Island took part in a comprehensive training session with units of the radio-technical troops of the Eastern Military District.

Specialists of the radio-technical troops monitored the airspace in the Arctic zone of responsibility using the Sopka-2 en-route radar system deployed on Wrangel Island.

In the course of the practical part of the training, the calculations found and determined the coordinates of the “enemy” aircraft flying with the transponders turned off, the imitation of which was carried out by the aircraft of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces.

After identifying the aircraft, they were taken for escort, and the information received was promptly transmitted to the air defense command post.

To complicate the task, air targets constantly changed direction, speed and flight level.

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