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Servicemen of the missile brigade of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District, stationed in the Leningrad Region, were involved in a control check during the summer training period.

During the control exercises, the servicemen of the brigade will march to the training ground, with a total length of about 50 kilometers. Arriving in the specified area, the missilemen will work out the standards for loading complexes, reloading missiles, moving into positions, performing an anti-fire maneuver and camouflaging equipment.

At the end of the verification activities, the calculations of the complexes will carry out electronic launches using the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile systems at the Luga test site at different times of the day, in positions and on the move when marching.

About 300 servicemen and more than 40 pieces of weapons, military and special equipment of the missile formation were involved in the check.

The Iskander-M operational tactical missile system is designed to destroy enemy air and anti-missile defense systems.

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