Air Defense History Museum
The museum was founded in 1976 by initiative of
Commander in chief of Air Defence marshal P.Ph.Batitsky. The exposition
tells about Air Defence armies since the moment their origin in 1915
till nowadays. All about 400 units of combat equipment: antiaircraft
machine-guns and guns, antiaircraft complexes S-25, S-75, S-200, S-300,
radar stations, elements of PRO (antimissile defence) and other arms.
The Great Patriotic War occupies considerable part of exposition: original
documents, photos, weapon, standards, private things of defenders. In
the centre of the exposition is a diorama of artist A.N.Semenov
"Antiaircraft defense of Moscow".
The post-war period is interesting by the materials
telling about operations of Air Defence armies in local wars and
conflicts: Korea, Egypt, Vietnam, Afghanistan.
The modern equipment is represented by well-known ZRK S-300 (anti-aircraft
missile complex) and by not advertised system of antimissile defence.
Access: permission required
10-12 working days is necessary period for admittance obtaining
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