DEFENDING THE SKIES

Genre
Science
Number of episodes
1
Length
44

As the ancients said, If you want peace, prepare for war. Today, stability in the world is maintained by a network of nuclear weapons and powerful missile defence systems. In Russia, early warning of an attack is given by radar. Russias missile defence system is an effective, fine-tuned cluster of space and computer technologies ready to be deployed on land, at sea, underwater and in near space. Every link in the defence systems chain is covered in this special report, from the detection of enemy missiles to their ultimate destruction. This documentary delivers an insight on the high-pressure atmosphere at one of the newest radar stations and at an anti-aircraft defence unit outside of Moscow, making for a thrilling and unique viewer experience!

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