Navy test positions for the radar antenna military power hot air heating
WASHINGTON Maojing Xiong, Secretary Yanwen correspondent reports: standing on the radar antenna in the hills not turn because of ice, and the officers and men to climb the antenna electric hot air “heating” to ensure normal operation of the radar. This miracle occurred in the naval station of the test positions.
the middle of winter, 59% of the Bohai Sea ice. “God” to undertake the task of the naval weapons test a station out of a difficult decision: do not turn the radar freeze, ice block island … … stick to the officers and men in the test position of the terminal eleven crack, test schedule to ensure that the equipment .
1 mid-January, more than a few cold to terminal radar antenna icing, not the normal rotation measurements. Scientific and technical cadres He Chunhui, Li Shiwei set up in the hill climb on the radar antenna, wore whistling wind, indoor heating with the electric air heating of the antenna. They also found a warm start two hours ahead of the radar approach, to ensure that the radar work for a complete test data.
terminal equipment to send the Northeast five large manufacturers upgrade is complete, God began to snow on were numerous. Terminus quickly organized team long drive thousands of miles, ready to grab in the snow before the road closure, the equipment shipped back to debugging. Team to reach the destination, the local temperature of -25 ℃, -10 # diesel oil quickly freeze into a viscous, the vehicle can not be started. Officers and men had to use hand pump, all put on -35 # diesel trucks, the fleet returned on time and station.
cold wave after wave, the temperature dropped lower and lower. Terminus political commissar Lu Huai-Zhi are concerned about the weather than ever. “Indoor air temperature not lower than 20 ℃!” Political commissar made a hard landing requirements. Heating coal continued to rise each day with the cold. Seeing tight coal supply, station emergency purchase 300 tons of high quality coal, to the five camps and two dispersed sites.
Chrysanthemum frozen waters around the island as “islands.” Terminal part of the naval officers and men stationed on the island, station leader to take precautions in advance of the heating system reform to ensure that the indoor temperature; in the cold before the advent of co-ordinate arrangements for officers and soldiers on leave, to avoid the closure of the island can not leave the island after the officers and men.
“a few days, we plan to apply for helicopter transport of supplies to the Chrysanthemum Island.” Wang Guanjiang director said. Terminus leader in the life and work during the Spring Festival early preparations.