Russian Rostec reports about improved accuracy of Iskander-M systems

08.04.2024, Moscow.

Improvements to the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system increased the accuracy of target engagement, said Oleg Ryazantsev, general director of the High-Precision Complexes holding company, Zvezda TV channel informed on April 7

In the program Military Acceptance, Oleg Ryazantsev, general director of the Rostec holding company High-Precision Complexes, said that the Iskander-M missile system was “very promptly modified” to meet the “relevant” realities of the special military operation in Ukraine.

He confirmed that the refinement had improved the accuracy of the 9M723 aeroballistic missile. He also said that the production volumes of such missiles had been significantly increased.

The Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system is designed to destroy enemy air defense and missile defense systems, as well as other protected objects. The complex uses two main types of missiles: the 9M723 quasi-ballistic missile and the R-500 cruise missile. According to some reports, earlier the hit accuracy (circular probable deviation) of the 9M723 missile reached 5-7 meters at a range of 480 km. The weight of the 9M723 missile’s warhead is up to 800 kg.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency