Also, the Russian Federation deployed operational-tactical Iskander-M missile systems in the Crimea.
The Russian Federation is continuing to strengthen its military grouping in the Crimea by deploying Tu-22M3 strategic bombers, capable of carrying nuclear warheads.
It is reported by Interfax, referring to the chairman of the defense committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Shamanov. The official said that Russia had deployed Tu-22M3 missile carriers in the occupied Crimea and said that the aircraft “are capable of destroying any target in Europe.” Also, the Russian Federation deployed operational-tactical Iskander-M missile systems, S-300 and S-400, Buk-M2, Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems in the Crimea.
In the occupied Crimea, an army corps was created composed of coastal defense, reconnaissance, artillery units, air defense, engineering and rear support units, RCB protection, communications, and others.
The Black Sea Fleet received several new frigates and small rocket ships, 6 diesel-electric submarines; all of them are equipped with long-range cruise missiles “Caliber”.