SMF Receive New Missile Systems and Upgraded Aircraft

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Three missile regiments of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces have been rearmed with the Yars systems in 2014. This statement was made by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, General Valery Gerasimov.

“This year, we have rearmed three missile regiments of the Strategic Missile Forces with the Yars systems. In addition, the infrastructure of the Strategic Missile Forces has been modernized,” Mr. Gerasimov told journalists on Monday.

The Chief of the General Staff also said that four Tu-160 and Tu-95MS strategic long-range aviation aircraft have been modernized and have entered duty in 2014.

It’s worth noting that the Yars missile complex has an intercontinental range of up to 11,000 kilometers, is equipped with a reentry warhead and maneuvering units with individual targeting, and is characterized by superior maneuverability.

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Posted on December 31, 2014, in Defence Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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