The Republic of Belarus plans to set up a center for the development of Russian-made Iskander operational-tactical missile systems.
This was stated by the self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, reports Military.
According to him, the agreements between Russia and Belarus provide for the transfer to Belarus of ammunition imported into the country during the joint exercise “Union Determination-2022”.
«We must master modern weapons in Belarus, because our army is on the cutting edge. It (the Belarusian army) must have the most modern weapons. We her either we will buy, or the Russians will buy us her they will supply something at their own expense, because the army is common. However, air defense is the only one, which is very important. That is, a common database, it turns out… Therefore, there is no need to create a common database“Lukashenko said.
It is noted that in order to develop Russian military equipment, Belarus will ask Russia to create a training center, where the military of Belarus, in particular, will master the use of operational and tactical missile systems “Iskander”.
Lukashenko also said that three joint military training centers with Russia have already been set up in Belarus.
The publication reminded that he had previously been the self-proclaimed president of Belarus emphasized necessaryis the presence of several divisions of Russian Iskander missile systems on the border with Ukraine.