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Russia to Unveil Improved Iskander-M Missile System After 2020

Sputnik News

13:56 11.04.2017(updated 13:57 11.04.2017)

Russia will present an improved version of the Iskander-M mobile missile system after 2020.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia's Rostec state corporation plans to unveil an upgraded Iskander-M mobile missile system after 2020, Rostec CEO Sergei Chemezov told reporters Tuesday.

"In accordance with the adopted 'Vooruzheniye' [Armament] cluster strategy, we intend to improve tactical missile systems in the next 10 years. The upgraded version of Iskander-M will be presented after 2020," Chemezov said.

The corporation's board adopted the armament strategy last Wednesday, April 5, envisioning annual 17-percent profit increases into 2025 through the development of new products.

Sputnik



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