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In Russia, developed a unique portable weather station


The climate in the world is changing,weather disasters and natural disasters bring great trouble and even tragedy, which requires more accurate predictions from the synoptic service. The task is to minimize possible risks. Portable meteorological stations began to appear in order to, as they say, be closer to the problem and more efficiently solve it.

Such is the unique portable weather stationdual-purpose SMP-1, according to the information of Rostec State Corporation, was developed in our country by employees of the Radio Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET); she is represented at the Army-2019 International Military-Technical Forum.


Weather Station SMP-1 determines the main environmental parameters: pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction.
The GLONASS and GPS space navigation systems built into the device make it possible to carry out measurements in relation to the terrain, and also to use the device as a navigator.

The station can be widely used as incivil and military. In the structure of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, in particular, to determine the speed and direction of the wind during a fire, during unusual or emergency situations on airlines and in other unforeseen circumstances.

Some key features:
• the novelty looks like a smartphone of a larger size;
• is endowed with a touchscreen display and a slot for a microSD flash card;
• The weight of the SMP-1 is about 600 grams;
• The power of the weather station is provided by the built-in rechargeable battery.

Source: Rostec