Intelligence: Russia has stepped up training of its strategic nuclear force

Russia has intensified the operational and combat training of its Strategic Nuclear Forces. This was posted by the press service of the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on Facebook.

“Between the 19th and the 22nd of September, command and staff training of the 33 Missile Army (Omsk) of the Strategic Rocket Forces of the Armed Forces of Russia was being implemented. The purpose of the training was to determine the readiness of the Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN) to fulfill their missions in a large-scale war with the use of nuclear weapons. It will also determine the capabilities of new weapons and whether the automated control system of the Strategic Rocket Forces can carry out their missions,” the statement said.

In addition to this training, strategic command-staff exercises of the Strategic Nuclear Forces, which involve the land, air and sea components of the nuclear triad, have been scheduled to be held between the 4th and the 11th of October.

  Russia, exercises, nuclear forces

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