Share of new armaments in Russian strategic nuclear forces reaches 55% — Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin

MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Russia’s military doctrine is defensive and its main objective is ensuring the country’s sovereignty, peace and calm for its citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with top-ranking officers on Friday.

Referring to the supplies of modern equipment to the army, Putin said that today the share of new armaments in the country’s strategic nuclear forces has already reached 55%, in the Air Force – about 35% and in the Navy – more than 50%, and in the ground forces the armoured and automobile equipment has been almost 70% renewed. Continue reading