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Boat to Monitor Radiation

A new surveillance boat will monitor radiation on the Kamchatka Peninsula, said Captain Roman Martov, a Pacific Fleet spokesman, Interfax reported.

"The boat's unique capabilities in the field of radiation and chemical surveillance, as well as in radiation and environmental monitoring and the radiation protection of hazardous facilities' personnel, have been highly praised by the commanding officers of the Kamchatka Group of Armed Forces," he said July 13.

He also said the boat would be used to assist a nuclear submarine sailing in the Pacific Ocean.

(MT)

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