Tests cruise missile “Burevestnik”Frame: the RF Ministry of defense / RIA Novosti
The number of cruise missiles in Russia has increased 30 times over the past six years. This was reported by the newspaper of the armed forces of Russia “Red star”.
The publication notes that for six years has reinforced the equipment of the Russian army precision weapons long range. Thus, the number of high-precision cruise missiles has grown more than 30 times and the media of land, sea and air-based — more than 12 times. The growth was driven by the consistent delivery of operational-tactical missile complexes “Iskander-M”, and submarines and surface ships with missile complex “Caliber”.
An article in the newspaper dedicated to the sixth anniversary of the leadership of the Ministry of defense Sergei Shoigu. He was appointed to the post on 6 November 2012.
At the end of October it was reported that by the end of 2019 on combat duty to intercede the first regiment armed with complex “Avangard”, which includes Intercontinental ballistic missiles with hypersonic maneuvering warheads. 2027 will be deployed at least one such regiment, the decision on further weapons will be made depending on the world situation.
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