Russian military in 2010 established the first branch Iskander tactical missile brigade
Russian-made Iskander tactical missile systems
According to Xinhua News Agency, Moscow, November 21 (Reporter Nie Yunpeng) – Russia’s armed forces commander of missile and artillery units 21 谢尔盖博加 quarter Ivanov said the Russian military will In 2010 the establishment of the first “Iskander” missile brigade, after a year will also establish such a missile brigade.
Boga quarter Ivanov told Moscow Echo radio interview, said, “Iskander” tactical missile currently in service will be used to replace the “dot” tactical missiles.
“dot” tactical missile a maximum range of 120 km, mainly used to attack enemy missile launch position, military command posts and air defense facilities and other military targets, the current Russian missile and artillery forces were equipped with “round point “tactical missile is about to end term of service.
“Iskander” tactical missile firing range 300 to 500 km, each launcher can be installed two missiles, the missile can carry nuclear warheads or 480 kg conventional warhead.