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Estonia to build 600 bunkers in areas bordering Russia

Jul 9, 2024

Next year, Estonia will begin construction of a defense line on the border with Russia. In particular, it will build 600 bunkers in the border areas with the aggressor country.


This is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to ERR.

According to the head of the infrastructure department of the country's state defense investment center, Kadi-Kai Kollo, the bunkers will first be tested. Based on their results, one type of bunker will be selected, after which a tender will be announced for the construction of bunkers for the entire defense line.

She noted that when determining the requirements for the defense structure, the experience of the Russian war against Ukraine was taken into account. In particular, the bunker should be able to accommodate up to ten soldiers with equipment and have space for food. Concrete was chosen as the main material.

It is noted that the main purpose of the bunkers is to ensure the survival of people. Therefore, the provided options will be tested by shelling with 155 mm shells.

In addition to the bunkers, the defense line will include anti-tank barriers and a barbed wire fence.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 09/07/2024

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