The 119th Missile Brigade received a brigade set of 9K720 "Iskander-M" missile complexes, and became fully rearmed
Missile Brigade CVO rearmed with new operational-tactical missile complexes "Iskander-M"
119th Missile Brigade 41 th Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District, stationed in the Sverdlovsk region rearmed with new operational-tactical missile complexes "Iskander-M".
According to the Russian Defense Ministry on November 11 at Kapustin Yar in the Astrakhan region will be held a solemn ceremony of handing over military equipment received by the connection in the framework of the state defense order.
Divisions will receive kits launchers, life support systems, regulation and maintenance, preparation of the information items, transport and charging and command and staff vehicles.
Earlier missile troops passed retraining program. Complexes, delivered from the manufacturing plant, have been integrated into a single information system and tested. Help calculations have engineers from the Engineering Design Bureau in Kolomna near Moscow. After securing military equipment for crews at the site will combat missile launches.
Brigadier set PTRC "Iskander-M" consists of 12 units. SPU 9P78-1, 12 units. transport and loading vehicles 9T250, 11 units. command and staff vehicles 9S552, 14 units. life-support machine, 1 unit. point 9S920 training information, 1 unit. Machine-routine maintenance, 9 units. R-145BM.
PTRC "Iskander-M" is intended for covert preparation and application of effective missile strikes aeroballistic (at a distance of 700 km) and cruise missiles (at a distance of up to 2 thousand. Km) on the most important miniature and area targets in the operational and tactical depth of the enemy troops. Rockets can be with the following warheads: nuclear, high-explosive, high-explosive incendiary, penetrating, cassette.
This is the second set which received Brigadier of the Armed Forces this year.
Serial deliveries PTRC "Iskander-M" in the army has been underway for the fourth year. Schedule delivery of consistently maintained. Total at this point of the Armed Forces have 9 teams and 12 units. SPU 9P78-1 and Division 1 to 4 units. SPU 9P78-1. All together 112 SPU 9P78-1.
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