Missile complex “Iskander-M”
Complexes “Iskander-M” will not be withdrawn from the Kaliningrad region until Europe is aimed against Russia’s missile system. In an interview with British TV channel BBC News said the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS.
“This is a very difficult question. You can’t just withdraw the missiles from Kaliningrad, not knowing what plans the creation of an entire anti-missile system on the European continent would be abolished,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
Missile complexes “Iskander-M” was deployed near Kaliningrad in the fall of 2016. The Russian foreign Ministry said that this decision is connected with the destructive actions of NATO. The appearance of the weapons in the region has caused concern to several States, including the United States.
Operational-tactical missile complex “Iskander-M” was developed in the 1990-ies and adopted in 2006. is Produced by replacing outdated systems “Point”. The range of the missile is 500 km for the export version — 280 kilometers.