MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The 201st Russian military base stationed in Tajikistan has received a batch of modern anti-tank missile systems (ATGM) “Kornet”. The new complexes are in service with the artillery units of the Russian formation.
ATGM “Kornet” are designed to destroy enemy armored vehicles and air targets, including helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles. The missile is guided to the target by a laser beam. The maximum firing range is 5.5 km, the minimum is 100 m.
The 201st military base stationed in Tajikistan is Russia’s largest military facility outside its borders. Located in two cities – Dushanbe and Bokhtar. It includes motorized rifle, tank, artillery, reconnaissance units, air defense units, RCB protection and communications.
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