What was being built object Chernobyl-2. Does he have a counterpart in the other place ?

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    Most ambitious defense project of the former USSR - the complex early warning of nuclear attack "Chernobyl - 2 "

    10 July 2016
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    Construction of the facility lasted from 1969 to 1976.The huge array of 150 meters high and 350 meters wide was used for receiving short-wave radio waves reflected from the missile launch flares as much as the United States itself.For transmission of such waves in the 60 km from this antenna was transmitting station.The common name of the entire complex: the-horizon radar "Duga 2".The same facility was built in Komsomolsk-on-Amur and the station a bit smaller in size stood at Odessa.

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union two stations were blown up and dismantled, and the station in Chernobyl continues to stand for the very reason that the antenna array metal after the explosion and radioactive release is located 9 km from the Chernobyl nuclear power radar were badly to radiation and are dangerous becauseradiation induced in the metal.

    10 July 2016