The commander of the Strategic Missile Forces called the final dates for the rearmament of the missile forces on the mobile PGRK "Yars"
A new missile regiment armed with Yars mobile missile systems has taken up combat duty at the Bologovsky missile formation, the westernmost one in the Strategic Missile Forces. This was told by the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Sergei Karakaev.
The Strategic Missile Forces is completing the re-equipment with Yars mobile ground-based missile systems, which began back in 2009. To date, absolutely all formations of the Strategic Missile Forces from Ivanovo to Irkutsk have been re-equipped at the Yars PGRK, only the Bologovskaya division remains, the re-equipment of which is currently underway. It is located in the Tver region and is the westernmost in the Strategic Missile Forces.
- said Karakaev in an interview "Red star".
Next year, the Yars PGRK will enter service with the last regiment of the Bologovsky formation, and this will complete the rearmament of the mobile unit of the Strategic Missile Forces. The strategic complex RS-24 "Yars" is equipped with a mobile and silo-based solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile, it entered service to replace the Topol and Topol-M complexes in the Strategic Missile Forces.
To date, the Strategic Missile Forces maintain a two-component structure of the missile group, consisting of mobile and stationary missiles. The Strategic Missile Forces include: command and headquarters, three missile formations, 12 missile formations, arsenals, the 4th State Central Interspecific Range in the Astrakhan Region and the 10th Sary-Shagan Test Range in Kazakhstan.
- Ministry of Defence
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