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The crews of the operational-tactical missile systems (OTRK) “Iskander” of the missile formation of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, made a march on their own over a distance of 300 kilometers from the point of permanent deployment to the Tsugol interspecific training ground.

During the march, the Iskander OTRK, using individual and collective protection equipment, overcame conditionally contaminated areas of the terrain, and also completed several tasks to organize communications and control.

At the test site, the missilemen will hold a month-long camp training, with the development of practical tasks for the deployment of launchers, transport-loading and command-staff vehicles, and will also carry out training exercises on the preparation and delivery of single and group missile strikes with the implementation of training (electronic) launches.

Also, in the course of performing the tasks, the crews of the Iskander OTRK will inflict a simulated missile strike to destroy targets located at a distance of several hundred kilometers.

The event is attended by about 400 military personnel, about 150 units of military equipment are involved.

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