Russia may send more Iskander tactical missiles to its Kaliningrad exclave in response to the latest U.S. actions in the Baltics, the RIA news agency cited the head of the lower house of parliament’s defense committee, Vladimir Shamanov, as saying on Thursday.
“This creates prerequisites, which in the future can allow them to create a certain bridgehead.” We will not look at it through our sleeves, we will take the necessary measures, “Shamanov told journalists.
Answering the question whether there could be such measures to be the deployment of additional units, Shamanov said: “It is quite possible that not only units of units, but also weapons of destruction, for example, the strengthening of the Iskander grouping, including in Kaliningrad.”
The RF Ministry of Defense on Thursday reported that a whole division of the US Armed Forces has actually been deployed at the borders of the Russian Federation in Poland and the Baltic States. According to the Russian defense department, the 2nd Armored Brigade of the United States arrived in Poland and deployed together with armored vehicles, while the technique of the 3rd American brigade remained in the Baltic States.