Russia has placed known for his controversial Iskander missiles of the type 9M729 to more locations than in the past. This is the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sunday newspaper", citing a high-ranking Western intelligence officers. Accordingly, there is a training battalion on the southern Russian test site Kapustin Yar, and a battalion in kamyslov the East of Ekaterinburg, two more station locations: the North Ossetia in Mozdok, as well as Shuya near Moscow.
the location in shuia the USA had their Nato partners, according to the report, for the first time in the second half of last year, informs. Each of the four battalions has, according to the "FAS" over a four-start vehicles on wheels, each carrying four missiles. Consequently, Russia will have a minimum of 64 of the new cruise missiles that can be equipped with both a conventional as well as nuclear explosives.
Russia and the USA were in the last week from the INF disarmament Treaty dropped out. The agreement prohibits land-based missiles and cruise missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers, can carry nuclear warheads. The US and Nato accuse Russia, failed with his cruise missiles 9M729 against the agreement. Moscow denies this.
it is reported As the "FAS" is the range of the Cruise missile with nuclear warhead 2350 kilometers, with a conventional 500-kilogram warhead, it had 2000 miles. According to information from Moscow, the cruise missile has a range of 480 kilometers.
In the present set-up the Eastern and Northern Europe and Central Europe were thus in range of the Russian system. In the event of a crisis the System could be moved rapidly to the West and then the whole of Europe with the exception of Portugal, are threatening. (sda)
Created: 10.02.2019, 03:22 PM