Russia Test-Fires 'Iskander' Tactical Ballistic Missile

Posted on:19 Apr 2016 17:49:31
Russia Test-Fires 'Iskander' Tactical Ballistic Missile
19 April 2016 Current Affairs: Russia's Central Military District last week test-fired a cruise missile of the Iskander tactical missile system from the Kapustin Yar practice range in the southern Astrakhan Region as part of drill

Iskander tactical ballistic missile : A missile brigade of the Central Military District has live-fired a cruise missile from the Iskander tactical missile system at the Kapustin Yar practice range in the Astrakhan Region today against a simulated enemy’s command post at a distance of about 200 km," TASS reported .The missile basically flew at an altitude of about 40-50 km.The missile that incorporates reduced signature technology was not detected by a simulated enemy’s electronic warfare means and successfully hit the target.Iskander tactical ballistic missile systems are capable of hitting both small-size and large-area targets at a distance of up to 500 km to destroy missile and multiple launch rocket systems, long-range artillery guns, aircraft and helicopters at aerodromes, command posts and communications centers.The Iskander tactical ballistic missile complex includes a launcher, a loader-transporter, a routine maintenance vehicle, a command post vehicle, an information post, an ammunition equipment set and training aids.

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