Russian Army fields its sixth Iskander-M brigade


Just short of July 16, 2015, the Standardized Military Production Acceptance Day, KBM Kolomna delivered another complete operational-tactical 9K720 Iskander-M missile brigade to the 103rd Red Banner, Order of Kutuzov and Khmelnitskiy, Separate Missile Brigade of the 36th Combined Arms Army of the Eastern Military District, based in Ulan-Ude.

The ceremony was attended by the Eastern Military District chief of staff Lieutenant General A.P. Lapin, Ground Forces Rocket and Artillery Forces chief Major General M.M. Matveyevskiy, KBM Kolomna General Designer V.M. Kashin, and several others.
The Ground Forces received a complete missile brigade, including self-propelled launchers, missiles, transporters and loaders, the automated command and control system, a data processing center, maintenance and training equipment, 51 pieces of equipment all told. Specialists from KBM and other defense contractors helped the 103rd Brigade in the conversion to the new equipment.


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