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Cabanova soldiers Alexei and Nikolai Zverev ordered to pay the state compensation in the amount of 31 million rubles for accidental missile launch in the Crimea. About it reports “Kommersant”.
So, the Crimean garrison military court partially satisfied the claim of the Ministry of defense to the military for damages caused by their actions to the state. Total losses from the actions of military personnel was estimated at 46 million rubles.
Servicemen were found guilty under part 1 of article 349 of the criminal code (“Violation of rules of handling weapons and objects posing increased danger to others”).
The incident with the rocket launch happened at the airfield in Saki October 1, 2017. The missile has a length of over four metres and a weight of about 700 pounds, demolished the gates and part of the wall of the hangar, destroyed the equipment and another “product 63M”. Warhead missiles with 100 kilograms of explosives didn’t work, but eventually had to write off two missiles, special equipment to test them, and to restore the hangar.
X-29ТД — Russian aircraft missile of class “air-surface” of small radius of action. She entered service in 1980 and designed to destroy fortified targets, such as reinforced concrete structures, bridges, concrete runways, ships and submarines.
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