The great structures
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Well it because we all live in Primorye we should all know about Voroshilov Battery on Russky island that is why she is entrusted with a great honor to open a Hit Parade of GREAT FACILITIES
Voroshilov battery on the island of Russian
In the reform of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in 1997 battery, as a combat unit was disbanded, and on its basis was established branch of the Military historical Museum of Pacific fleet “Voroshilov battery”.
In the spring of 1931 it was decided — to strengthen the defences of Vladivostok. The Commission headed by the people’s Commissar of defense K. Voroshilov chose for the new “springboard” island height near the Eastern corner of the Bay Novik.
Here it was decided to install a tower of 305-mm artillery battery armed with two treboradice bronemashiny settings with the battleship “Mikhail Frunze” (former battleship “Poltava”).
During 1932-1933 was able to perform most of the concrete, rocky and underground works. Details of towers and gun barrels were transported to the island by barges.
For transformirovannykh structures from m. Polonsky on the Bank b. Novik railway track was laid.
Mechanisms and metalwork to the construction site battery delivered on ice using a tractor scrapers. The installation of the first tower was completed February 1, 1934, the second surrendered two months later.
Please note that the battery is completely hidden from observation from the sea. And for guidance used special range finder located a few kilometers.
For example, she could bring down an aircraft carrier with one hit, the destroyer – two cruiser – three.
Theoretical deviation from the target (following the exercise in 1992) was 1.5-2 meters, what is considered a high rate even for modern naval technology.