Date: 6 months ago   Category: Russia

The Russian Federation showed to foreigners the modernized Iskander


Showed to foreign military attaches the new launcher with four rockets and also a new rocket. Representatives of the USA and NATO did not come to a briefing. The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation held a briefing for foreign military attaches during which it presented the upgraded self-propelled launcher of an operational and tactical complex Iskander and also a new rocket for it. About it on Thursday, January 24, the Russian newspaper reports. In particular, the modified version of the launcher is calculated on use of four cruise missiles while in basic option Iskander is equipped with two rockets. Self-propelled installation is 17 centimeters longer than ordinary Iskander and is 48.5 cm higher. Containers with cruise missiles are placed on lifting guides in pairs. New rocket 9M729 of development of experimental design bureau the Innovator on half-meter is longer than the previous version because of a military unit of the increased power and an advanced control system. The majority of its units are unified with the previous version, the engine and fuel reserve remained invariable. At the same time, according to the chief of Rocket troops and artillery of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Mikhail Matveevsky, the maximum flying range of a new rocket decreased. "Increase in the sizes led to growth of mass of a rocket, as a result the maximum flying range 9M729 decreased by 10 kilometers and makes 480 km", - he reported. Representatives of the USA and NATO did not come to a briefing. Let's remind, the USA calls rocket 9M729 threat for the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and one of a condition for its preservation in the USA calls destruction of this rocket. Washington declared that if the Russian Federation does not begin to satisfy the set conditions, it cancellation of the contract on February 2. In turn Russia accused the USA of "demolition" of the rocket contract and aspiration to create the unipolar world. The Russian President Vladimir Putin considers that liquidation of the agreement on rockets between Russia and the USA can destroy a security system in the world. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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