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

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The launch console and other equipment for the secondary officer

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The seat for the third man in the control center, the commander in charge overlooking procedures

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Overview of the command center seen from one of the seats where a launch officer sits

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Status indicator for the ten ICBM launch sites, this indicator will produce sound and light during a launch

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Monitoring dashboards for the electrical circuits and other crucial parts of the ICBM launch sites

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Equipment used for commination, monitoring and operating the ten ICBM sites under control of the Pervomaysk ULCC

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Second launch console, launch codes from Moscow will be displayed on the monitor and need to be entered before launch

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The launch console with the keyhole for the launch key at the right bottom and the launch button on the left bottom

Pervomaysk - Strategic Missile Forces Museum exhibition

Main exhibition room displaying all sorts of items about the history of the Pervomaysk missile base

Pervomaysk - Strategic Missile Forces Museum exhibition

Section of the museum dedicated to terrible result of the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Pervomaysk - Strategic Missile Forces Museum exhibition

Room of the museum dedicated to the current Ukrainian Army, who run the museum as a military base

Pervomaysk - Strategic Missile Forces Museum exhibition

Museum section dedicated to the nuclear disarmament of the Ukraine with the aid of the USA

Pervomaysk - Strategic Missile Forces Museum video room

The main staff building is now turned in a video room were various films about the Soviet missile program are shown

Pervomaysk - Soviet ICMB models

The museum guide, who worked on the base while it was still in operation, shows Soviet ICBM models

Pervomaysk - ICBM launch

Graphic of an ICBM launch were multiple warheads (including fakes) are dropped during the missile flight

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