In order to provide the fulfillment of the combat missions by aviation a separate terrestrial air navigation providing service was created in the Air Forces. The essential task that was set before it was navigational support of the Red Army and its allies. During the war the service went from the beginning of creation till the fully constructed fixed network of terrestrial air navigation providing with the centralized control system, and certain tactics of its combat application.
air navigation, homer stations, radio-direction finders, radio beacons, light beacons
"Sluzhba zemnoho zabezpechennia litakovodinnia u roky Velykoi Vitchyznianoi viiny" ,
Science and Technology of the Air Force of Ukraine,