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GRND Paldiski

Last modified: 15 Apr 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Estonia   

Latitude: 59° 21' 39" N     Longitude: 24° 6' 20" E

Area use / Military Branches: Reactivated

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Former Soviet Union Naval Nuclear Training Center at Paldiski.Decommissioning and reconstruction works carried out 1995-2009
In 1962, Paldiski became a Soviet Navy nuclear submarine training centre employing some 16,000 people, it was the largest facility in region. Because of its importance the whole city was closed off with barbed wire until the last Russian warship left in 1994. Russia finally relinquished control of the nuclear reactor facilities in september 1995. Derelict Soviet-style apartment buildings make up much of the town and the relics of military bases are spread over the peninsula.

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5920'37"N 24 5'2"E Kalev Infantry Battalion http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Insignia_of_Kalev_Infantry_Battalion.svg a dislocated unit of the 1st Infantry Brigade with a primary task to train conscription-based mechanized infantry units



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