The defense Ministry has posted a video of the launch of the “Iskander” ballistic missiles
MOSCOW, 17 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of defence has published on its YouTube channel a video of the test of operational-tactical missile complex “Iskander” on the teachings of the Eastern military district.
The footage captured the location of “Iskander” on the shock position, bringing the rocket to a vertical position, as well as the launch itself.
Operational-tactical missile complex “Iskander” is designed to destroy air and missile defenses, he is capable of hitting small targets — missiles, long-range artillery as well as aircraft and helicopters at airfields.
The Iskander was developed in the Kolomna KB of mechanical engineering, it was first presented in 1999 at the aerospace salon MAKS.
According to estimates by the commander of Land forces General-Colonel Oleg Slukova, other countries will not be able to develop an analog of such system until at least 2025.
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