According to Russian minister of defense Anatoly Serdyukov, who spoke at a meeting at the ministry on March 20, 2012, the new early-warning radar in Mishelevka has entered trials.

The radar, Voronezh-M, is similar to the one deployed in Lekhtusi, near St.-Petersburg. It will replace one of the two old Dnepr radars that have been built at the site int he 1970s. The second Dnepr will also be replaced by a new Voronezh-M.