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Russia threatens the Baltic States of Kaliningrad and Leningrad regions 170 tanks, 1150 combat vehicles, 180 self-propelled howitzers, 80 jet systems of volley fire and 24 ballistic missile systems of small range, according to the report of the foreign intelligence Service of Estonia.
The report States that Russian “Iskander”, permanently located 120 kilometers from the border with Estonia and 45 kilometers from the border with Lithuania, “allow Russia to threaten the Baltic States from two directions — from the Leningrad and Kaliningrad regions”.
“NATO has no comparable missile systems anywhere in Europe”, — stated in the report, together with illustrative infographic with the Russian military threat.
Among other things, the report argues that, despite the sanctions imposed by the West against Russia in 2014, the latter continues to obtain Western technology in the military field. As an example, the report included a collaboration Uralvagonzavod producing, in particular, tanks T-90 and T-14, with Kazakhstan Engineering Kazakhstan Paramount, the co-founder of which is the South African Paramount Group.
In September 2019, the commander of the air forces of the USA in Europe Jeffrey Harrigan stated that the Pentagon has a plan to break through multi-layered air defense of the Kaliningrad region.
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