Contents tagged with Russian Strategic Missile Forces

  • Russian Strategic Missile Forces receive more than 150 Yars missile systems

    The Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergei Karakaev said that Russian Strategic Missile Forces will abandon all Soviet-made missile systems soon. More modern models will replace them, reports  the newspaper of the Russian Defense Ministry Krasnaya Zvezda.

    "Today, the Strategic Missile Forces are at a historical stage, when the last Soviet-made missile systems are being withdrawn from service," said Karakaev.

    According to the Russian Defense Ministry's website, the Strategic …

  • Russia will rearm its Strategic Missile Forces with next generation ballistic missiles

    The Strike Group of Russian Strategic Missile Forces will be rearmed with the fifth generation missile systems by 2027, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense reported on its web site.

    According to the Ministry, the composition of the strike group will be completely changed. It will include a new missile complex with a heavy missile, as well as new complexes with more light-class missiles.

    According to Colonel General, Sergei Karakayev, new equipment and armaments are already …