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

Pervomaysk - Missile base map

Scale model of the Pervomaysk missile base showing the buildings and security fences

Pervomaysk - Missile base map

Drawing of the layout of a Soviet ICBM base with the missile silo and command center within the high security zone

Pervomaysk - Missile base map

Map showing the ICBM bases of the 43rd Rocket Army throughout the Ukraine

Pervomaysk - Missile base areal photo

Areal photo of a ICBM missile base of the 43rd army in the Ukraine

Pervomaysk - 46th missile division banner

The Pervomaysk site was under the command of the 46th Missile Division of the 43rd Rocket Army

Pervomaysk - Gyrocompass

A gyrocompass is a non-magnetic compass based on a fast-spinning disc and rotation of the Earth

Pervomaysk - Silo construction

Inner part of the missile silo is loaded into the mine with dignitaries looking on

Pervomaysk - Silo construction

Inner part of the missile silo is loaded into the mine

Pervomaysk - Silo construction

Inner part of the missile silo is loaded into the mine

Pervomaysk - Missile deployment

An R-36M ICBM arrives at the missile base

Pervomaysk - Missile deployment

Putting vehicles help loading R-36M the missile in the silo

Pervomaysk - Missile deployment

The putting vehicle loads the missile in its silo

Pervomaysk - Radiation suit

Radiation suit that was used on the ICBM base displayed in the museum

Pervomaysk - Cable types

Various type of high tech communication cables that were used on the missile base

Pervomaysk - R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile

Giant R-36M (SS-18 Satan) intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the Soviets and still in use by Russia today

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