Russia moves Iskander missile systems for drills to Tajikistan for first time

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Russia's Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems have been redeployed to Tajikistan for the first time for the Dushanbe-Anti-Terror-2017 drills of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

The TASS news agency citing a Central Military District Troops Commander Colonel-General Vladimir Zarudnitsky as saying that the Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems of the Totskaya missile brigade have been redeployed to Tajikistan for the first time for the joint Dushanbe Anti-Terror-2017 drills.

The systems were transported by the An-124-100 'Ruslan' aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan