Russian Army augmented with 120 Iskander

Russian ground forces augmented with 120 "Iskander"Ground forces RF perceive to armament 120 tactical missile complexes "Iskander". On this, as reported by "Interfax", said Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov.

"In 2010, the Armed Forces purchased six complexes" Iskander "- said Bulgakov. Purchase of operational-tactical missile systems will be performed within the state armaments program for 2011-2020, the amount of funding which will be about 20 trillion rubles.

In addition to "Iskander", according to Bulgakov, Russian Armed Forces will receive 180 launchers of anti-tank missile system "Cornet", created for the implementation on military vehicles. "Bought in 2010 18 launchers, 13 combat vehicles. Planned purchase 180 launchers and 360 combat vehicles, "- said Bulgakov. Besides, in 2010, Our homeland acquired a 36,152-millimeter self-propelled howitzers," MSTA-S ", and there are plans to take on armament another 574 such weapons.

First, in March 2011, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov told about the plans of the purchase of military equipment and armaments in the framework of the current state defense order for 2011 year. Namely, in 2011, the military wants purchase 36 strategic ballistic missiles, two strategic nuclear submarines and 20 strategic air-launched cruise missiles. In addition, the military must get 5 gallakticheskih vehicles, 35 aircraft, 109 helicopters, three multipurpose nuclear submarines, one battle surface ship and anti-aircraft 21 missile system.

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