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TASS: Crews of Iskander-M tactical missile systems practice strikes in west Russia
The drills involved about 100 servicemen and more than 20 pieces of combat hardware of a missile formation of the Western Military District
MOSCOW, October 20. /TASS/. Crews of Russia’s Iskander-M tactical missile systems have held drills at the Luzhsky practice range in the Western Military District as part of a final check in the 2016 training year, the district’s press office said on Thursday.
"During the check, the district’s command assessed the commanders’ ability to make independent decisions in various conditions and also the practical skills of Iskander-M crews to prepare the missile systems for firing and accomplish single and multiple electronic missile launches against targets imitating a notional enemy’s command posts and radar stations located at a distance of several hundred kilometers," the district’s press office said in a statement.
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