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

Pervomaysk - ULCC silo model

Model of the 12 story Unified Launch Control center container where the bottom two segments hold the crew

Pervomaysk - Missile silo model

Model of the missile silo that holds a R-36 ICBM and can launch within 8 seconds after the command is given

Pervomaysk - Missile silo drawing

Drawing of the missile silo as found at most Soviet missile bases in the 1980s and probably still today

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

Recreated command post in the museum, most guest will se the real thing when descending in the ULCC

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The launch console with a keyboard that reminds a bid of the Commodore 64

Pervomaysk - ULCC command post

The round missile indicator has 12 lights while the one in the ULCC has 10, probably deepening on the number of silos

Pervomaysk - ULCC crew compartments

Compartment below the command center for the reserve crew that would be active during high security thread levels

Pervomaysk - ULCC crew compartments

The reserve crew has some basic facilities including a TV, refrigerator and a microwave in the crew compartment

Pervomaysk - Missile base security equipment

Security monitoring equipment, with a layout of the base and lights that will indicate a breach of the security fence

Pervomaysk - Missile base security equipment

Security monitoring equipment for the missile base, with monitors connected with security cameras around the base

Pervomaysk - Missile base security equipment

Radio equipment used by  the soldiers responsible for securing the missile base

Pervomaysk - Missile base food

Food that was available for the officers on watch in the Unified Command Center

Pervomaysk - Missile base food

Pricelist for the food that was available on the base, the high prices suggest that this list dates to the early nineties

Pervomaysk - Missile base map

Map of the Pervomaysk missile base showing the buildings and security fences of the base

Pervomaysk - Missile base map

Map showing the cluster of ICBM launch sites part in the Pervomaysk area

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