An automated system of monitoring of radiation-related emergencies will be created by order of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation. The system will work on the territory of Russia and Belarus.
The main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Bryansk region is conducting a tender for the implementation of research and development work to create a prototype of the system. The customer is the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia. The development of the system is included in the list of joint activities of Russia and Belarus within the framework of the Union state for the protection of the population and rehabilitation of territories affected by the Chernobyl disaster. The maximum value of the contract will be 220 million rubles. Proposals are accepted until June 22 and the winner will be determined on July 3.
The system will work on the territories of the Union State members that are radioactively contaminated as a result of the Chernobyl disaster. During 2020 and 2021 the working group will develop and test various modules and components of the equipment and by December 1, 2022 it will have to present the finished system to the customer.
The monitoring system will include 21 mobile ground-based radiation monitoring modules, 3 above-water radiation monitoring modules, a mobile operational control module, a radiation monitoring post, a module of rapid response and provision of measures to protect the population, 19 automatic weather stations at stationary radiation monitoring posts and other equipment.