Russia—New Tank, Air Defense Units Planned For Western Military District

Tass | 02/28/2019

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has announced plans to establish a tank regiment and a coastal defense missile battalion in the Baltic region, reports Russia's Tass news agency.  The deployment is part of 142 new organizational changes to be implemented in the Western Military District, he told the ministry's board on Wednesday.  The formation of a mobile air defense missile regiment in the region will improve coverage for military and government facilities in the...

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