Status Analysis of Russian Expansion in the Arctic: Alexandra Islands
SI Imaging Services
|Russia has been openly re-establishing its military presence in the Arctic for some time now, and it is close to completing a permanent military compound. According to the country's officials, The base can 'comfortably' house 150 soldiers with enough supplies for 18 months.
The report shows recently built airfield and main base of the area. Moreover, facilities in the main base such as construction equipment and materials storage and heating and power plant are detected in the imagery. Even it was covered with snow, users can notice the facilities over the area using SAR imagery.
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