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The Commander of the Central Military District (CVD), Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, visited the “OKNO” optical-electronic complex of the Aerospace Forces of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, located in the Sanglo Mountains in Tajikistan.

During the visit, the commander of the Central Military District, Alexander Lapin, got acquainted with the peculiarity of the Russian facility, carrying out combat duty for the control of outer space, and also visited a military camp located in the city of Nurek in Tajikistan.

In addition, he congratulated the personnel of the complex on the 41st anniversary of the foundation. “The results of the work have shown that combat duty and the level of professional training of the personnel meets modern requirements. On the day of the celebration of the military unit, I wish all the personnel of the unit, first of all, good health and success in combat duty, ”said the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.

The optical-electronic complex for recognizing space objects “Okno” is located at an altitude of 2.2 thousand meters above sea level in the Sanglok mountains and is designed to detect and classify space objects at heights of up to 50 thousand kilometers.

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