Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation inspected military facilities at the northernmost point of Russia
Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation inspected the “Arctic trefoil” complex which is being erected at the northernmost point of Russia.
The Minister heard the report of the Northern Fleet Commander and representatives of building organizations, estimated the quality of construction works at the “Arctic trefoil” complex, its energy station and water purification plant.
General of the Army Sergei Shoigu mentioned that the administrative and living complex “Arctic trefoil” is the unique capital facility built in the latitude of 80 degrees.
The construction of the “Arctic trefoil” uses innovative and power efficient technologies which permit to save energy.
The complex is able to provide comfortable living conditions for 150 people for autonomous work in the course of 1.5 years. The total area of the facility constitutes 14 thousand sq. meters.
The “Arctic trefoil” is the second autonomous complex erected for the Northern Fleet. The first one was the “Arctic clover” on Kotelny Island (New Siberian Islands).