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The Crimean bridge is being watched from the ground, from the sky, from the sea and from space – media

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Only 700 million rubles were spent on the ground protection of the bridge in 2022, with another 618 million on technical security systems. Protection of the rail portion of the bridge costs about the same amount.

The Crimean bridge, where the explosion happened the day before, is one of the most protected places in the world – it is guarded from the ground, from the sky, from the sea, underwater and even from space. On Sunday, October 9, reported the Russian edition of Meduza.

It was noted that the entrances to the Crimean bridge on both sides are guarded by special detachments of the National Guard (they must check cars entering the crossing for explosives and illegal cargo, but the checks are selective).

According to the Russian Ministry of Transport, trucks and lorries are scanned with the help of special systems that can allegedly “discover even a nut in the car or see what the driver took for lunch.”

Observation posts were also placed on the bridge itself.

It is reported that in the event of an emergency, a special rapid response team must arrive at the scene within minutes to clear the accident and fix what happened.

The Russian Guard is said to be assisted by special forces of the FSB border control and anti-sabotage groups on land and in the water.

According to the publication, in the water the bridge is guarded by small mobile boats of several projects: anti-sabotage boats of the Grachonok type (equipped with machine guns, grenade launchers or even Igla missile systems), Mongoose boats project (equipped. with machine guns and missiles, but they are mainly used to intercept ships and search) .

In addition, it is reported that, if necessary, the landing craft BK-16 (the same missiles, machine guns and 19 paratroopers on board), motor boats Afalina and Sargan can be used.

To protect the bridge from a battering ram, special cylindrical concrete fortifications were built in front of its supports, preventing ships from sailing close to the crossing supports.

From land, the ships are supported by the Bal coastal missile system, equipped with anti-ship missiles with a range of up to 260 kilometers, and the modern Bastion complex with Oniks cruise missiles.

Also, according to Meduza, the bridge is also guarded underwater – to prevent mining or damage to the bridge pillars, military divers and special groups of the Black Sea Fleet are constantly on duty in the water. And the Plavnik water area control system allegedly allows detecting a person at a distance of 2 km, and a ship at a distance of 3 km.

Also, special sound traps work to protect the bridge – the Amulet-P system.

In addition to divers and traps, specially trained dolphins are said to be involved in the protection of the Crimean bridge.

Russia is also reportedly monitoring the bridge from a special Cosmos-K satellite. And the skies above the crossing are regularly patrolled by Russian Su-27 fighters and Il-38 anti-submarine reconnaissance aircraft.

On the ground, the bridge is guarded by anti-aircraft systems of different ranges: the S-400 Triumph missile system and the Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft gun.

It is also reported that radar systems are involved in the protection of the bridge: Podsolnukh (it is located in the Crimea and can detect targets at a distance of 450 km) and the Voronezh-DM station (range at a distance of 6 thousand. km) .

The publication said that, according to BBC estimates, 700 million rubles were spent on the ground protection of the bridge in 2022, along with another 618 million on various technical security systems.

About the same amount, according to the Russian edition, costs the protection of the railway part of the bridge.

Recall that on the morning of October 8, a huge fire broke out on the railway line of the Crimean bridge. Part of the bridge collapsed. Later in the Russian Federation, they said that the ignition of seven fuel tanks of a train allegedly caused a truck to explode.

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