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Modernized strategic missile complex “YARS-S”, which stood on duty in Yoshkar-Ola (Mari El), will receive up to 2021 three regiments of the strategic Missile forces (RVSN), RIA Novosti reported the statement of the commander of the 35th missile division, Colonel Alexander Prokopenkove.
The Agency draws attention to the fact that the characteristics of “YARS-With” made in silo and mobile versions, classified. According to doctor of military Sciences Konstantin Sivkova, who had not previously heard of this version of the ICBM from its predecessors “YARS-With” unable to distinguish between increased accuracy and enhanced warhead with slightly increased weight.
In June, the source of “Interfax” in the defense Ministry reported that the strategic missile forces until the end of 2019 will have complexes “YARS” and “avant-garde”. In March 2017, the acting commander of the 14th missile division Colonel Oleg Teterin reported that the regiment mobile “YARS-S” to intercede on combat duty in the second quarter of 2017 under Yoshkar-Ola.
Strategic missile system RS-24 “YARS” was developed in 2000-ies of the Moscow Institute of thermal technology (MIT) in the development of RT-2PM2 “Topol-M”. On the strategic missile forces weapons come in 2009.
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