Date: 4 months ago   Category: Military

Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile systems are deployed at "Lahta of the Center" in St. Petersburg — Rambler News Service


Photo: News / Mikhail Voskresensky Two self-propelled antiaircraft rocket and gun Pantsir-C1 complexes are developed by RIA at a skyscraper "Lahta the Center" in St. Petersburg on May 18. Air defense systems are in the area of yacht-club. Expansion is connected with a training of divisions of air defense. This system are used for tracking and destruction of various objects: from satellites and ballistic missiles to quadcopters. Doctrines are connected with the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, have explained to Fontanka in the press service of the Western Military District. "Lahta the Center" — a 87-storey business complex in which high-rise dominant offices of Gazprom — the investor of construction will be placed. As earlier reported in Glavgosekspertiza of Russia, within the project it is planned to create public spaces, including an amphitheater for mass actions, exhibition zones and trading floors, halls for conferences, the sport center from the SPA zone, planetarium, movie theater and the St. Petersburg's first transforming hall. "Pantsir-C1" — the Russian self-propelled surface-to-air missile rocket and gun system of land basing. It is developed by the Tula Instrument Design Bureau (enters into holding of Rostec of NPO Vysokotochnye kompleksy). It is intended for near cover of civil and military facilities, including air defenses complexes of big range, from all modern and perspective means of air attack. World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in 11 cities of Russia — Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk.

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