Russia’s first two Topol-M ICBM to enter combat duty before the end of group
Russian Topol-M mobile strategic missile ( click to enlarge )
MOSCOW, November 18 (Reporter Nie Yunpeng) Russia’s strategic rocket forces commander Shiwaqinke 18, said the Russian strategic rocket troops second “Topol-M” mobile ballistic missile before the end of the mission will enter combat duty.
According to Russian media reports, Shiwaqinke day held in Moscow’s strategic rocket troops, said Armed Services Committee meeting, the Russian strategic rocket troops a second type of mobile equipment, “Topol-M” ballistic missile system Group work will be completed by the end facelift and enter combat duty, the state Jieyikewo missile missile regiment attached to the 俄伊万诺沃 division.
the first Russian mobile-type equipment, “Topol-M” missile launcher missile regiment in December 2006 to enter combat duty.
Shiwaqinke said that the Russian strategic rocket troops equipped with silo-based sixth, “Topol-M” of ballistic missile systems into the battle group will also be on duty next year, the missile regiment attached to the E Sala oblast Tatyana thank Wal-missile division. In addition, in order to maintain the combat effectiveness of the strategic rocket troops, Russian plans to extend the fleet of intercontinental ballistic missiles, several types of service, including the RS-18, RS-12M and other intercontinental ballistic missile RS-20V.
Shiwaqinke said that the Russian strategic rocket troops in 2009, the main direction of reform is to reduce staffing, about the dissolution of the Russian strategic rocket troops, including more than two missile groups, including support troops, while another ten the troops will soon complete the adaptation. To December 1, 2009 before the Russian strategic rocket troops will be reduced in Moscow and Moscow State troops staffing optimization in Kazakhstan “sare – Sha Gan” range of organizational staffing structure, while the Russian Defense Ministry Fourth Central Scientific Research Institute of the military to civilian. He stressed that “these measures will be implemented to ensure that the Russian strategic rocket troops on December 1 to obtain a new look.”