The Russian Federal Agency for Special Construction (Spetsstroy) plans to build a new space surveillance and tracking center by the end of 2017. The facility is to be located in the Russian Far Eastern town of Zeya, Sputnik reports.
This information was published on Spetsstroy’s website on the 30th of May. According to the document, the project, which is to be launched in 2016, will be financed by the Defense Ministry of Russia.
The plan involves the construction of a checkpoint, a fire depot, electrical substations, local waste treatment facilities, engineering networks and video surveillance systems. The builder will also develop on-site roads and a helicopter landing pad.
A similar surveillance center in Yeniseysk, located in Siberia, is now under construction.