The Ministry of Defense showed foreign attaches a 9M729 missile
During a briefing on Wednesday, January 23, the Russian Defense Ministry for the first time showed foreign military attaches a modernized 9m729 missile.
The 9M729 missile is an upgraded version of the 9M728 missile for the Iskander-M operational tactical missile system.
Earlier, the Defense Ministry stated that the maximum range of the 9M729 missile flight decreased by 10 km and is 480 km, which corresponds to the terms of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF).
In early December 2018, the United States called on Russia to abandon the 9M729 missile or modify it.
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