The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

East Arctic Headquarters, East Headquarters

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East Arctic Headquarters, East Headquarters – exercises direction over the sea operations in the East Siberian Sea. All the ships come under its operative command. The head of the headquarters chooses the route and its variants, defines the possibility of independent navigation, and arranges the ice escort and aeronautical ice reconnaissance. Among the headquarters’ functions is also the control over the necessary ice, hydrometeorological, and navigational information provided to the ships. The headquarters is based in the town of Pevek, Russia.

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