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The Ministry of Defense showed a video of the combat launch of the Iskander-M OTRK missile

The Ministry of Defense showed a video of a combat launch of an OTRK missile «Iskander-M»
A video of the combat launch of a missile of an operational-tactical missile system appeared on the Web (OTRK) “Iskander-M” at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region. The video on its official YouTube channel was uploaded by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

As stated in the description of the video, combat training launch of an OTRK missile “Iskander-M” completed a major exercise of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District at the training ground “Pig” in the Orenburg region.

The press service of the Central Military District reported, that during the exercise, the OTRK crews fulfilled the standard for transferring the complex to a combat position and overloading missiles, and also performed a combat missile launch at the target, imitating a critically important object of a simulated enemy. according to the report, target was destroyed.


Except OTRK “Iskander-M” during the exercise, three batteries of heavy self-propelled artillery howitzers conducted live firing “Msta -C”, hitting targets at a distance 10 and 12 kilometers. After the completed firing, the self-propelled guns immediately left their positions and made a march to another area.

Also, live firing carried out calculations of MLRS “Hurricane”, stopping the advance of the conditional enemy, destroying his artillery with his volleys, armored vehicles and field airfield.

In total, about 3 thousand troops and order 600 units of military equipment and weapons.

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