Kiellichter ship of RF Navy's Pacific Fleet delivered the hardware to the Matua island (photo)
KIL-168 delivered 5 pieces of hardware, about 20 tons of cargo and supplies of fuel, water and food to the Kuril ridge island, says press center of RF Defence Ministry. This cargo is needed for maintaining the life and research activities of the representatives of the expeditionary center of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, the Russian geographical society and the personnel of the Pacific Ocean Fleet and EMD.
In total, more than 35 pieces of hardware, more than 20 tons of cargo and 148 members of the expedition were delivered to the Matua island by the Pacific ocean Fleet.
The works, connected with exploration of the island and its waters, will last till the September 2017. The results of the exploration will be used for the preparation of the materials on the perspectives of further exploration of the island: the maps of natural hazards, the analysis of alternative energy sources, of the chemical composition of natural waters, the potential of soil fertility and many other means have already been done.