Russian Strategic Missile Forces began rearmament to Yars-S mobile complexes
Three more regiments of the Strategic Missile Forces will be rearmament to the Yars-S mobile missile system. The arrival of new equipment and the introduction of combat duty of the rearmament regiments is planned during the 2020 - 2021 years. The characteristics of the new systems are not disclosed, but it is known that, like its predecessors - Topol-M and Yars, the Yars-S complex is put on combat duty in two versions - in mobile and mine performance.
- Colonel Alexander Prokopenkov, commander of the 35 missile division, said.
According to the colonel, at present the division is also rearmament to the Yars-S mobile-based missile system. The 479th Missile Regiment from the division, which received the new systems, took up combat alert in September this year, and the regiment's full-fledged alert will begin in November.
- said Prokopenkov.
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