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Northern Fleet pilots set several records in Arctic

Northern Fleet pilots set several records in Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Russian Armed Forces’ book of records has been replenished with several achievements by the Northern Fleet mixed air corpse’s pilots in the Arctic. In particular, in August 2023, for the first time in history, naval fighter aircraft crews on the Su-33 flew to airfields ...

St. Petersburg scientists developed navigator for Arctic ships

St. Petersburg scientists developed navigator for Arctic ships

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Specialists from the St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University LETI have created a device that allows them to track the movements of water transport in various types of water areas - from inland seas to the Arctic. This was reported by the institution’s press service. “We ...

Russian Geographical Society invites to join Arctic expedition

Russian Geographical Society invites to join Arctic expedition

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Russian Geographical Society (RGS) is accepting applications for participation in the Arctic Floating University expedition. Scientists, graduate students and students whose research interests are focused on the Arctic region, as well as journalists and bloggers are invited to participate. In 2024, the expedition will ...

Melting polar ice can affect time

Melting polar ice can affect time

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists have found that melting glaciers can slow down the planet's rotation speed and, as a result, can lead to a change in world time. One of the work authors, Duncan Agnew, believes that in 2029, for the first time, humanity will have to ...

Il-114-300 aircraft tested for flights in Arctic

Il-114-300 aircraft tested for flights in Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The United Aircraft Corporation has resumed testing the Il-114-300 passenger aircraft. The vessel should replace the An-24 in regional transportation, including for operation in difficult climatic conditions. The plane can accommodate 68 passengers. The first flight lasted 40 minutes, took place at altitudes of up ...

Arctic to become ice-free sooner than expected

Arctic to become ice-free sooner than expected

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The scientific community are debating the Arctic region’s future and the sea ice melting rate. In recent years, scientists have tended to adjust the timing towards an earlier period. Recently, researchers from South Korea and Canada said that the transition from a “white” to ...

All-terrain vehicles production launched in Krasnoyarsk

All-terrain vehicles production launched in Krasnoyarsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. With the support of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, production of amphibious vehicles under the Varyag brand is being established in Krasnoyarsk. The project with the investment volume of 92.5 million rubles is being implemented by the Allianceservice company; the production of snow and swamp-going ...

They to drop equipment into Arctic and jump themselves

They to drop equipment into Arctic and jump themselves

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A data center to be tested in extreme conditions on a drifting ice floe in the Arctic will be dropped from an Il-76 from a height of more than ten thousand meters, the Russian company RUVDS reported to TASS. Placing servers on a drifting ice ...

PORA published printed magazine about Arctic

PORA published printed magazine about Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Arctic Development Project Office (PORA) launched the scientific and practical journal Arctic 2035: Current Issues, Problems, Solutions. The quarterly collection of scientific articles should create a competent environment for an involved and professional discussion of the Arctic development key aspects and reflect modern approaches ...