Photos Museum of Strategic Rocket Forces
Photos Museum of Strategic Rocket Forces

Pervomaysk - ULCC engineering facility

Tank with antifreeze that is used for cooling the facility during a nuclear attack

Pervomaysk - ULCC engineering facility

Control room in the engineering facility with a portrait of Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma

Pervomaysk - ULCC engineering tunnel

Engineering tunnel with that supplies electricity, water and oxygen to the Command Center

Pervomaysk - ULCC engineering tunnel

Entrance to the Engineering tunnel seen from the engineering facility

Pervomaysk - ULCC entrance

Two reinforced blast doors protect the entrance of the Unified Command Centre from a direct nuclear hit

Pervomaysk - ULCC entrance

Entrance to the Unified Command Centre of the Pervomaysk missile base

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo exterior

Area on top of the ULCC silo with electrical, communication and other equipment

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo exterior

The space between ULCC silo and the shaft with tubes that function as shock absorbers during a nuclear attack

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo exterior

The hatches and other parts of the shaft look very similar to those found on Soviet submarines

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo exterior

Phone line connecting the electrical facility of the ULCC with other parts of the base

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo elevator

A small elevator connects the 12 compartments of the command center with each other and the entrance

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo elevator

Internal telephones system with speed dial codes to various buildings including the sauna

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Entering the command post on the 12th level of the ULCC trough a bomb blast door from the elevator

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The launch console that controls ten ICBM missile silos of the 43rd Rocket Army in the Pervomaysk area

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Two officers need to push a launch button simultaneously in order to launch a missile

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