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Abandoned radar station of Soviet missile defense system

“Dunai-3U” is early warning radar station of Soviet missile defense system A-35M located in Moskovskaya oblast. The station was put in service in 1978. NATO’s code for radar station “Dunai-3U” is “Cathouse”.

Today the station operates partly; most of the equipment was dismantled. Once it was one of the most secret military facilities of the Soviet Union. Today the station is practically deserted. Photos by artuniar.

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1 comment

  • Ervin · February 29, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    You said its ‘practically’ deserted? Is there someone always on active duty? I saw there are lights still on? Is that just for air traffic control?

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