Military rescue workers went to the alleged landing areas of the «Union»

© Photo : Twitter/Paolo NespoliРоссийские space ships Soyuz and Progress against our planet. Archive photoMilitary rescue workers went to the alleged landing areas of the «Union»© Photo : Twitter/Paolo Nespoli

Military rescuers in four-wheel-drive floating cars left in the projected areas of the landing manned spacecraft «Soyuz MS-05», informs on Wednesday the press service of the Central military district.

«Three-axis six-wheel-drive floating cars PAM-1 and PAM-2 «Blue bird» land groups today at 14.00 MSK went in the projected areas of the landing manned spacecraft «Soyuz MS-05″, which is scheduled on December 14 at 11: 38 MSK 147 km South-East of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan», — stated in the message.

It notes that the military will be ready to search for the lander in the primary and secondary landing areas.

Amphibians PAM-1 and PAM-2 «the Blue bird» was created especially for search and evacuation of astronauts. Adopted in 1985. PAM-1 features the passenger cabin and PAM-2 – platform for transportation of goods. The machine may operate in the steppe, wooded, desert, marshland, to move through the water and snow in various weather conditions, day and night. Equipped with modern navigation system, automatic radio compass, radio direction finders «Pelican», radio stations «coral» and «Crane», as well as lighting equipment. Removing locations from the search area reaches 350 km.

Earlier in the Republic of Kazakhstan completed the transfer of Russian military aircraft of the CVO. Established grouping of forces and means has 14 Mi-8 helicopters, two An-12 and one An-26. An hour before landing, the pilots will be brought to readiness No. 1. In the search and rescue operation involved about 200 soldiers.

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