Russian Iskander tactical missile systems conducted attacks in the Baltic

MOSCOW, (BM) – Russian operational-tactical missile systems (OTRK) Iskander conducted training, during which they worked on the application and repulsion of missile attacks, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Baltic Fleet spokesman Roman Martov statement.

“Within the framework of the planned camp gathering of the missile units of the army corps, the Iskander operational-tactical missile systems were trained to launch conventional missile attacks,” Interfax quoted Martov as saying.

Read more: The launch of the Russia’s Iskander ballistic missile (video)

Martov said that after starting the equipment for the launching sites, the missile systems attacked the imitations of the enemy’s defended objects, command posts and airfields.

In addition, during the training, actions were worked out in conditions of radiation and chemical contamination of the area.

In total, more than 100 military personnel and about 20 units of military and special equipment took part in the exercises.

On March 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about how the Iskander complexes were created. “Young people came from the institute and a few years later made the Iskander, one of our modern weapons that we are proud of, the best in the world. Young guys came and did “Relight”. These are just examples from the defense industry. But they did it, ”the head of state said.

Read more: Russia Has Made a Massive Exercise of Iskander Missile Defence Formation

The Iskanders are designed to destroy targets such as missile systems, multiple launch rocket systems and long-range artillery, airplanes and helicopters at airfields, command posts and communication centers. The missile range of the modernized Iskander-M complex is up to 500 km, the OTRK can use both ballistic and cruise missiles.

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