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20.09.2021 (14:30)

A unit of the WMD tank army equipped with the Iskander missile defence system returned to the PDP after successful missile launches at the JSE Zapad-2021

The crews of the missile formation of the tank army of the Western Military District, equipped with Iskander operational and tactical missile systems, returned to the permanent deployment point in the Ivanovo region after successful missile launches within the framework of the joint strategic Russian-Belarusian exercise Zapad-2021.

The launches at the Mulino test site in the Nizhny Novgorod region were carried out for the first time.

The units marched from the base camp to the permanent deployment point, covering a distance of more than 100 km.

In addition, the servicemen worked out the occupation of prepared and unprepared launch positions, overloading the overall weight models of missiles from the transport-loading vehicle to the launcher, applying conditional single and group missile strikes, as well as performing an anti-fire maneuver.

About 200 military personnel of the formation took part in the exercise, more than 70 units of military and special equipment of the missile compound of the tank army of the WMD were involved.

Press Service of the Western Military District
Armour , Combat training , Western Military District
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