MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. A brigade set of tactical ballistic missile systems Iskander-M was delivered to troops in the Russian Central Military District involving the Volga River region, Siberia and Ural, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The ministry noted that this was the fourth missile formation of the Ground Troops and first formation in the Central Military District fully transferred to the operation of missile systems Iskander.
Missile equipment deliveries include several tens of launchers, transporter loaders and command and staff vehicles, life-supporting machinery and an information support point.
Iskander-M has no rivals in the world. The self-propelled, highly maneuvrable and all-weather missile system hits targets at a distance of up to 500 kilometers. The missile system is armed with cruise and ballistic missiles. Its combat crew is made of three.