Iskander-M Tactical Missile Systems to be Moved 800 km for Drills in South Russia
by http://tass.ru/en, 19 Aug 2015
The drills will culminate in Iskander tactical missile live-firing against various ground targets and infrastructure facilities of a simulated enemy.
MOSCOW, August 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Iskander-M tactical missile systems will be moved by almost 800 kilometers (497 miles) for live-firing exercises on the Kapustin Yar shooting range near Astrakhan in south Russia, the Southern Military District’s press office reported on Wednesday.
“As part of a planned tactical exercise, Iskander tactical missile units of the Southern Military District have embarked on a march by a combined method to the Kapustin Yar shooting range in the Astrakhan Region. The march will be almost 800 km long,” the district’s press office said.
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