MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On October 21, Yevgeny Zinichev, as part of a government delegation headed by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, took part in the ceremony of accepting the nuclear icebreaker “Arktika” and discussing the development of infrastructure in the Arctic zone and the Northern Sea Route.
The delegation led by the Prime Minister discussed the development of the infrastructure of the Arctic zone and the Northern Sea Route. During the meeting, M. Mishustin emphasized: “It is necessary to build up port capacities, develop rescue infrastructure and navigation, ensure the safety of navigation and the possibility of prompt medical assistance to ship crews. At the same time, it is necessary to ensure environmental safety, bearing in mind the special vulnerability of the environment in the Arctic. “
Within the framework of the working visit, E. Zinichev visited the specialized fire and rescue unit No. 2 of the Federal State Institution “Special Directorate of the FPS No. 48 of the EMERCOM of Russia”, on the territory of which the “Arctic” will be based. A division of the department ensures the safety of a large enterprise in the Arctic, operating and servicing nuclear icebreakers.
Earlier, EMERCOM of Russia identified priority areas for the development of forces and means in the Arctic in order to minimize the occurrence of emergencies. This is, first of all, increasing the level of safety of the local population, as well as creating conditions for the safe implementation of large economic and infrastructure projects. To achieve these goals, the department is creating an integrated security system in the Arctic zone, including ground and aviation groups, as well as an experimental testing ground for testing promising models of equipment, equipment, equipment and technologies designed to work in low temperatures.
Today in the Arctic there are already 7 integrated emergency rescue centers EMERCOM of Russia. Since 2019, their specialists have been involved in emergency rescue operations about 3.5 thousand times, during which more than 2 thousand people have been rescued. Active work on the construction of such units continues.
Also for work in the Arctic, the department has implemented a whole range of research and development work. For operation at low temperatures, special samples of fire and rescue equipment have been developed.
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