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Pokrovskiy, Boris


Pokrovskiy, Boris Antolyevich (1923-) Russian officer. Colonel, Deputy Chief of Center for the KIK Space Tracking System for Material Support.

Entered the Red Army in March 1942, serving with the First Guards Army on the Southwest and Ukrainian Fronts. In 1952 he completed training at the Tambovskiy Artillery Technical School in rocket technology. He was made a senior unit engineer at 4-NII-MO military research institute, then was named Deputy Chief for Materiel. From 1957-1974 organised meteorological, power supply, and operations at technical maintenance schools for the rocket forces. Author of 3 books and 100 papers on KIK operations and history.

Born: 1923.

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  • RVSN Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Raketniye Voiska Stratigcheskovo Naznacheniya (Russian Strategic Rocket Forces), Russia. More...

Bibliography
  • Pervov, Mikhail, Raketnoye Oruzhiye RVSN, Violanta, Moscow, 1999..

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