Russia launches ‘wartime government’ HQ in major military upgrade

publicerad 24 december 2014
- av NewsVoice

Russian NDCC war room

RT.COM. Russia is launching a new national defense facility, which is meant to monitor threats to national security in peacetime, but would take control of the entire country in case of war.

Photo: NDCC war room. Computer simulation. Image by Defence Ministy

The new top-security, fortified facility in Moscow includes several large war rooms, a brand new supercomputer in the heart of a state-of-the-art data processing center, underground facilities, secret transport routes for emergency evacuation and a helicopter pad, which was deployed for the first time on Nov. 24 on the Moscow River. The Defense Ministry won’t disclose the price tag for the site, but it is estimated at the equivalent of several billion dollars.

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