The Ministry of defence for the first time revealed the unique database “Arctic Shamrock”

On the official website of the Ministry of defense of Russia earned a virtual 3D tour of a military base of the Northern fleet “Arctic Shamrock”, built for the military on the island of Alexandra Land archipelago Franz Josef.

“Arctic Shamrock” the world’s only permanent facility, built on 80 degrees North latitude. Base in the form of a three-rayed star is composed of numerous special facilities and control centers, garages, warehouses and stand-alone unit. It is completely independent and provides comfortable accommodation for up to 150 soldiers for one and a half years. The total area of 14 thousand square meters.

Visitors to the website of the Ministry of defense can “walk” on each of the four floors of the base, to see the living conditions and work of the personnel of a military base. This tour highlights the rooms for soldiers, a canteen, a gym and concert halls, atrium, library, a greenhouse, a medical unit.

Administrative-residential complex “Arctic Shamrock” is the first complex closed loop, constructed in high-latitude regions of Russia. The first 75 degrees of North latitude was built azhk “North clover” on the island Kotelny of new Siberian Islands archipelago.