Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Receive New ICBMs in 2015

Topol M missile system shown at Alabino range near Moscow

Topol M missile system shown at Alabino range near Moscow

 

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will receive more than 50 modern pieces of weaponry in 2015, including intercontinental ballistic missiles and launch platforms, Strategic Missile Forces’ press spokesman Col. Igor Egorov said Tuesday.

“More than 50 modern pieces of weaponry, military and special equipment, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, autonomous launch platforms, mobile command centers of missile units and division, battle control support vehicles, engineer and camouflage support vehicles will be received in 2015 in the final stages of rearming the Russian Strategic Missile Forces,” Col. Egorov said.

“Moreover, in 2016, the Russian Strategic Missile Forces will continue the practice and considerably increase the number of snap checks on combat readiness,” Col. Egorov added.

Full article: Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Receive New ICBMs in 2015 (Sputnik News)

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