IMINT & Analysis: Ukrainian SAM network

July 24, 2009 · Posted in Blogroll, Uncategorized · Comment 

UKRTOTALCOVERAGESOC has a new analysis on the Ukrainian EW/GCI & SAM infrastructure, a very thick-layered system inherited from the Cold War:

Many individuals may be suprised to know the identity of the largest and most capable SAM network in Europe outside of Russia. The distinction goes to the Ukraine, the inheritor of numerous legacy Soviet SAM systems and facilities after the fall of the USSR. More importantly, many of these systems were top of the line during the 1980s, providing a very solid technology base on which the Ukraine would be able to rely going towards and into the 21st century.

As usual, Sean’s article gets top points for coverage and thoroughness; a definite first-class source for scenarios & OOBs.