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Russian mobile SAM systems deployed near border with Finland, Norway

Tor-M2DT passed tests in Novaya Zemlya, in Russia's Far North; then, it was approved for fielding in the Kola Peninsula
09:32, 2 December 2019

TOR AA missile system
the barents observer

Russia's new mobile surface-to-air missile systems have been officially passed to the Armed Forces units in Pechenga valley, in the Kola Peninsula. The Barents Observer reported that with the reference to the Russian military command.

"The new local cruise missile division has been under development since August and servicemen now with excellence handle the air defense system, the Northern Fleet says. The first units of the Tor-M2DT arrived in the borderlands in July this year following testing in Novaya Zemlya", the outlet wrote.

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The area is located in the borderland section, where the borders of Russia, Norway and Finland lie close.

Russia's Northern Fleet claims that Tor-M2DT is supposed to secure air space control and defense.

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