Military in Kuril Islands to Receive Latest Laser Rangefinders
Military in the Kuril Islands in 2015 will receive the latest laser rangefinders needed to determine the coordinates of ground targets and effectuate visual reconnaissance, the head of the press service of the Eastern Military District Alexander Gordeev told reporters on Monday.
“Military units of the Eastern Military District in the Kuril Islands this year will receive more than 20 latest laser rangefinders LPR-3. The new rangefinder will replace the previous version of the device (LPR-1 and LPR-2). Equipping military units with these devices will significantly expand the combat capabilities of motorized and artillery units,” Gordeev said.
He clarified that LPR-3 is designed to determine the coordinates of ground targets, explode shells, measure distances to targets, and conduct visual reconnaissance.