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Russian Coastal Forces take delivery of Khrizantema-S ATGMs

28th January 2019 - 09:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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Russian Navy’s Coastal Troops branch has begun taking on the 9K123 Khrizantema-S (AT-15 Springer) self-propelled anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) systems.

The Russian Navy plans to equip all coastal artillery brigades with the Khrizantema-S by the end of 2019, included in the Coastal Troops branch. The main use of the system will be to provide fire support to the naval infantry units.

According to the Russian daily Izvestya, the first systems have already been delivered to the 244th Independent Guards Artillery Brigade of the Baltic Fleet, stationed in the Kaliningrad enclave on the Baltic Sea coast.

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Alexander Mladenov

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Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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