Moscow claimed the four islands of this archipelago chain, and Moscow occupied them after World War II.
Russia The fort missile defense system, which is a defense system against air attack, has been deployed in remote locations of the Kuril Islands in Pacific. JapanAccording to a report published on Thursday by the Zvezda TV channel of Ministry of Defense. “The Pacific Fleet Fort Coastal Defense Missile System (PFCCDS) team deployed for the first-time and conducted combat alert in Matua Island. Reuters quoted a statement stating that Pacific Fleet personnel would be available 24 hours a days to monitor the waters and other straits.
Four islandsThousand IslandsThey are composed of 56 small and large islands. They were occupied during World War II by Russia and managed by Moscow ever since. These territories are still under Japan’s control, which it calls the “Northern Territories”. 1945 was the 1,300-kilometer territorial line between the Pacific Ocean and Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk. The struggle for sovereignty can be traced back at the end of World War II, when Soviet soldiers invaded and seized their territory. Japan. The struggle between the two countries prevented them from signing a formal peace agreement. In reality, talks were held between the two countries to discuss bilateral issues such as the Kuril Islands.
Zvezda claimed that Russia used large vessels to transport equipment and people to Matua, a remote island in the middle part of the island chain. In August, the Russian Ministry of Defense stated that Moscow was working to improve its military infrastructure in this region.
According to TASS news agency, the fort’s coastal defense system is equipped with Yakonte supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles (Oniks), It can attack different types of surface vessels that are part an amphibious assault formationThis missile systemStop the enemy from reaching the 600-kilometer-long coastIt can also protect administrative areas as part of the joint defense system.