Russian military targets for Ukraine in Crimean Mountains

Crimean Mountains are the perfect hiding place for military warehouses and perfect location for radar stations. They are scattered around Bakhchysarai raion and territories of Alushta and Yalta city councils, to the south of Simferopol highlighted in our previous material

We address our series of materials about Russian military objects in Crimea, legitimate targets for Ukraine, to our citizens in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. They need this information, in order to stay away from these objects and secure their personal safety.

Bakhchysarai warehouses 

Bakhchysarai raion is the storeroom of an engineering equipment of the Russian Black Sea. Plateau Subvlu-Kaia rises above the Old City of Bakhchysarai. 

Інженерний склад 758-го ЦМТЗ ЧФ РФ, Бахчисарай Фото: Yandex

Warehouse of an engineering equipment of the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation, Bakhchysarau. Photo: Yandex

The plateau hosts an engineering warehouse (coordinates 44.754853, 33.867905) of the military unit 63876 \ the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation (Lisova street, 3) and warehouse of the 133rd brigade of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea (Lisova street, 1). Two warehouses with different addresses look like one unified storage complex. 

Інженерний склад 758-го ЦМТЗ ЧФ РФ і ППД 133-ї бригади МТЗ ЧФ РФ, Бахчисарай Фото: Google Earth

An engineering warehouse of the 758th center of material and technical supply and warehouse of the 133rd brigade of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea. Bakhchysarai. Photo: GoogleEarth

The 133rd brigade of material and technical supply of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation has its permanent location in Bakhchysarai, at Simferopolska street, 42 (coordinates 44.760908, 33.863834). 

Складання присяги у 133-й ОБМТЗ ЧФ РФ, січень 2020 р. Фото: VK Виктория Пластовец

Taking an oath in the 133rd brigade of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea. Photo: VK Виктория Пластовец

Barracks, headquarters, military equipment and vehicles are located in this place. It should be noted that the 133rd brigade secures supplies and logistics for the 22nd army corps of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation. This army corps participates in the Russian aggression against Ukraine. 

Інженерні склади 758-го ЦМТЗ ЧФ РФ у селах Машине і Баштанівка, Бахчисарайський район Фото: Google Earth

Engineering warehouse of the 758th center of material and technical supply in Mashyne and Bashtanivka villages, Bakhchysarai raion. Photo: GoogleEarth

Two large engineering warehouses of the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea are located in the foothills of Bakhchysarai raion. These places were well known before the advent of Google maps and satellite pictures as they were popular among tourists who took numerous pictures of warehouses and military equipment “hiding” in the foothills. 

Будівлі Інженерного складу 758-го ЦМТЗ ЧФ РФ у селі Машине. Вид з гори Тепе-Кермен Фото: Тамара И.Т.В./Yandex

Buildings of an engineering warehouse of the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea in Mashyne village. View from Tepe Kerman Mountain. Photo: Тамара И.Т.В./Yandex

For example, the warehouse (coordinates 44.708618, 33.926804) near Mashyne village (Tatarköy) on the right side of Kachyn Canyon is well observed from popular tourist “Tepe Kerman cave city” and from Kyz Kerman cliffs from the other side of canyon. 

Інженерний склад 758-го ЦМТЗ ЧФ РФ у селі Баштанівка. Вид з гори Киз-Кермен

An engineering warehouse of the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea near Bashtanivka village. View from Kyz Kerman Mountain 

The second warehouse of the 758th center of material and technical supply of the Russian Black Sea (coordinates 44.684285, 33.923855) is located between Mashyne and Bashtanivka (Pıçqı) villages, on the left side of Kachyn Canyon. Satellite pictures clearly show the quadrant in canyon as well as buildings of warehouses and parking spaces for vehicles. 

Радіополе в/ч 80162 Управління ЧФ РФ Фото: Google Earth

“Radio field” of military unit # 80162 of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation. Photo: GoogleEarth

There is also a radio technical object in Bakhchysarai raion. Five tall radio masts can be seen along routes Bakhchysarai-Pischane or Simferopol-Mykolaivka. It is so-called “radio field” (coordinates 44.888857, 33.873428) of military unit # 80162 of the Black Sea of the Russian Federation near Gorka \ Plodove villages. 

Щогли обʼєкту в/ч 80162 Управління ЧФ РФ Фото: Илья К./Yandex

Radio masts of military unit # 80162 of the Russian Black Sea. Photo: Илья К./Yandex

Radars of the Southern Sea Shore 

White domes near Ai-Petri Mountain are the most famous military object of Great Yalta. Radars covered by radio transparent domes at Bedene Kyr Pique (coordinates 44.481491, 34.033617)  стали однією з візитівок гірського Криму. 

Радіолокаційний комплекс на г. Ай-Петрі Фото: Google Earth

Radio location complex at Ai-Petri Mountain. Photo: GoogleEarth

Before the Russian occupation, the Ukrainian radio radar battalion was located there, with Soviet complexes “Oborona”, “Altai”, “Granitsa-M” and Ukrainian 36DS-6. 

Радіолокаційний комплекс на г. Ай-Петрі Фото: cryptoslon/irecommend.ru

Radio location complex at Ai-Petri Mountain. Photo: cryptoslon/irecommend.ru

Russians put the 3rd radio regiment of the Russian Air Forces there. It is unknown whether they placed the modern equipment there. However, Soviet complexes were able to survey and control the sky above Crimea and surrounding Black Sea. 

обʼєкт 3-го радіочастотного полку ПКС РФ. с. Понизівка Фото: Google Earth

Object of the 3rd radio regiment of the Air Forces of the Russian Federation, Ponyzivka village. Photo: GoogleEarth

Another unit of the 3rd radio regiment of the Air Forces of the Russian Federation (coordinates 44.395437, 33.955649) is located in Ponyzivka village (AşağıKikineiz). 

Радіолокаційний вузол на г. Кастель Фото: ipsimus/Yandex

Radio location hub at Kastel Mountain. Photo: ipsimus/Yandex

Next radio unit of the same regiment (coordinates 44.639964, 34.385480) is located on Kastel Mountain. Russian occupants built radio transparent dome between 2018 and 2019 there. 

Радіолокаційний вузол на г. Кастель Фото:  Google Earth

Radio location hub at Kastel Mountain. Photo:  GoogleEarth

Peaceful inhabitants of Bakhchysarai and Ponyzivka should look for other residential places, far from dangerous military neighbors.  Families of Russian troops at Ai-Petri Mountain should leave Crimea, together with their soldiers. 

OSINT-investigator Irakli Komakhidze published “Full list of fire hazard objects of Crimea”, with all Russian military objects in Crimea. They are all legitimate targets for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. We will try to describe them and show their locations.

 

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