Russia Nuclear Iskander missile systems in Kaliningrad

According to a government source known to ERR’s Estonian news portal, the Russian Baltic Fleet is moving an Iskander-M missile system from Ust-Luga to Kaliningrad on a civilian vessel. The ship, called the Ambal, is currently at sea moving towards Kaliningrad, where it is expected to arrive today Friday.

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Iskander Nuclear missile launcher spotted in Syria | Jane’s

The Iskander-M that is in service with the Russian Ground Forces carries two tactical ballistic missiles that are designed to penetrate ground-based missile defence systems. Although the Iskander-M missile is often said to have a range of 500 km, it must officially be less than that to conform to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. It can be armed with submunition warheads that allow it to neutralise dispersed targets such as artillery and air defence batteries.

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