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The FSB has accused the former commander of the military unit “Istra-1” Air and space forces (VKS) Russia Nicholas koshechkina in the manufacturing equipment of anti-aircraft missile systems s-300. About it reports “Kommersant”.
In relation to a former officer of the criminal case under article 160 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Waste in especially large size”). According to investigators, in July, 2016, representatives of the Khabarovsk radio engineering factory, which is engaged in service of anti-aircraft missile systems, and the company “Spectrograph”, supplying electronic components for industrial and military use, asked the Colonel Koshechkin to sell them spare parts for a decommissioned anti-aircraft missile technology. In particular, two towers 40В6М — they provide the s-300 greater opportunities for detection and tracking of low-altitude targets. In the winter of the same year, this equipment was sold. The consequence has estimated the damage from the illegal transaction almost 12 million rubles.
Soon Koshechkin must was transferred to Moscow from a penal colony located in the city of Kovrov of the Vladimir region. There he is serving an eight-year sentence for several crimes, who appointed him to the Odintsovo garrison military court in February 2019. Koshechkin was convicted of theft in 2008 on 22 acres of land in the Istra district of Moscow region, owned by the military unit, where was built the cottage village “Happiness”. The officer also sold gas turbine power units of complexes With-300. In addition, he found during the search of unregistered firearms, ammunition, explosives, and the party charged of morphine. Koshechkin was deprived of the rank of Colonel.
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