"Staff of the rocket division of the Eastern Military District stationed in Buryatia [Russian Siberian republic] completed the theoretical training for the use of the new Iskander-M systems. The training will finish this September with tactical exercises with combat missile launches," the statement said.
Russian Eastern Military District to Hold Iskander-M Drills
08:29 GMT 19.06.2015 (Updated: 08:41 GMT 19.06.2015)
© Sputnik / Aleksei DanichevIskander-M tactical ballistic missiles
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Russian servicemen will practice using the Iskander-M systems in Buryatia in September.
19 June 2015, 08:10 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The servicemen of Russia's Eastern Military District will participate in tactical exercises involving combat missile launches using new Iskander-M systems in September, the district's press service announced Friday.