MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District were alerted in the Kursk Region and began a combined march to the Astrakhan Region as part of a tactical exercise with live fire.
The missilemen will make a multi-kilometer march to the military ranges Kapustin Yar and Ashuluk to practice introductory tasks to overcome the contaminated area of the terrain, repel an “enemy” attack, and also take launch positions.
When performing combat launches, special attention will be paid to the simultaneous control of a missile strike against conventional enemy positions in conditions of strong jamming of electronic suppression equipment.
In total, over 30 units of weapons and military equipment of the missile formation of the Western Military District, as well as over 500 military personnel and civilian specialists of the Russian military-industrial complex, are involved in the tactical exercise.
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