Saturday, April 24, 2010

Klosterfelde / Wandlitz ...

... map of NVA Flugabwehrraketen-Stellung
Klosterfelde / SAM site...
... SAM: surface-to-air missile system ...

... former guard building ...

... relics of a building ...

... passing a wall and another guard building ...

... shelters ...

... abandoned buildings ...

... missile launch station for S-75 Volkhov ...

... SAM site lay-out ...
... Each battalion will typically have six semi-fixed,
single-rail
launchers for their V-750 missiles
positioned approx. 60-100 m. apart from each
other in a hexagonal "flower" pattern with radars
and guidance systems placed in the center.
It was this unique "flower" shape that led
to the sites being easily recognizable in
reconnaissance photos
...
source: en.wikipedia.org

... Sam Section/FRA 4123-Klosterfelde, one of
the
units under control at the end of the 80s,
of the
41st Anti-aircraft Rocket Brigade
'Hermann Duncker
', part of the Warsaw Pact
alert system ...


S-75 Dvina / S-75 Volkhov ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
also known by its NATO designation SA-2 Guideline
Designed: 1953-1957 - Produced: 1957
... is a Soviet designed high-altitude, command guided,
surface-to-air missile (SAM) system.
Since its first deployment in 1957, it has become
the most widely deployed and used air
defense missile in history ...


The S-75 / SA-2 Guideline - Technical Report ... (EN)
by Dr Carlo Kopp, ausairpower.net
... was the first SAM to be used in anger, en masse,
and changed the character of air warfare forever ...

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