The energy industry of Ukraine received three-level protection against missiles and drones


The Government of Ukraine and the General Staff of the Armed Forces have decided to protect energy infrastructure facilities from enemy missiles and drones.

As informs The State Agency for Reconstruction and Development of the Infrastructure of Ukraine, all project decisions are coordinated with the General Staff of the Armed Forces and the State Emergency Service, writes UNIAN.

“The first level of protection is the construction of gabions (a fence structure made of a strong metal mesh filled with stones – UNIAN) and big-bags.

Today, the Recovery Agency protects 90 objects in 21 regions from the debris of drones and missiles,” said the head of the agency, Mustafa Nayem.

The second level is protection against drones, in particular, Shaheds. Concrete structures being built around the Ukrenergo main network starting from March this year.

22 substations, 63 autotransformers in 14 regions are protected.

The third level is protection against missiles. Under the protection of 22 substations from a direct hit by the most powerful missiles in 14 regions.

The agency emphasized that they are working together with Ukrenergo, which is forming design and construction tasks.

“During the design, the initial data from the General Directorate of Civil Engineering, instructions for the engineering troops and international normative documents obtained from specialized specialists during training in Britain according to the regulations and standards of Britain and the United States are used,” the press service added.

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