The defense Ministry responded to message US about the transfer of missile complexes “Iskander” in the Kaliningrad region: it said that the secret of this is not done, and the process has helped to clarify the parameters of the American military satellites, followed by transportation.
Units of missile troops with
complexes “Iskander” was transferred and will be transferred to
Kaliningrad oblast in the framework of combat training, said on Saturday
the official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov.
He also stressed: “First of all, the authors of the hype
need to know what operational-tactical missile complex
“Iskander” – mobile… under the plan of combat training of units of missile troops
improve year-round marching training, overcoming
a considerable distance through the territory of the Russian Federation in various ways:
air, sea and on their own”.
Konashenkov said that the Russian military did not
the secret of the transportation of the missile complex “Iskander” on the freighter
“Ambal” in the Kaliningrad region, to clarify the parameters
American reconnaissance satellite. “One “Iskander” was specially
exhibited before booting in “Ambala” flying under the American
razvedochny to clarify the parameter of this space
apparatus… Long wait we didn’t have American partners
exposing themselves fit all of us and confirmed”.
The report on the Russian “Iskander-M” in Kaliningrad region and the border with Estonia and Latvia contained in the report “Estonia in the international security environment in 2016,” published in March by the Estonian Department of information.
The UN security Council on Saturday is going to consider was developed by Russia and France competing draft resolutions concerning the ceasefire, reminds Reuters. If a compromise is not found, probably mutual veto both projects.
Relations between Moscow and Washington has deteriorated to the lowest level since the cold war amid an escalation of the crisis in Syria. The West demands investigation that considers as war crimes during the offensive of the army of President Assad and the Russian aircraft at Aleppo, where the bombs are falling on hospitals and civilians. Moscow and Damascus say they will target only the militants.
PTRC “Iskander-M” is capable of hitting targets at ranges up to 500 km.
the complex consists of two types of missiles: ballistic and cruise.
The system is designed to defeat the reactive systems of volley fire
enemy missile and air defense,
aircraft and helicopters at airfields, command posts and objects
“Iskander-M” in a planned manner rearming missile brigade
The land forces of the Russian Federation, previously armed with rocket complex “Tochka” and “Tochka-U”.