In the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), work is underway to increase the time spent on the combat patrol routes of the Topol, Topol-M and Yars mobile ground-based missile systems from 20 days to a month. This was reported to Interfax by the deputy head of the combat training department of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel Gennady Krasko. According to him, for these purposes, issues of material and technical support of the missile units are being worked on while they are in field positions. “Various introductory in the fields are worked out by the units providing and protecting the Strategic Missile Forces, in particular, they will equip field depots for the first time: engineering ammunition, missile and artillery weapons, fuel and lubricants, food and clothing,” said Krasko. In turn, the spokesman for the press service and information department of the RF Ministry of Defense on the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel Igor Yegorov, said that more than 30% of missile regiments and support and security units are in high alert and fulfill the tasks of maintaining and maintaining and combat support in field positions.
Missile regiments armed with mobile Topol, Topol-M and Yars mobile ground-based missile systems work out withdrawal operations for field positions, engineering terrain training, organization of combat escort and camouflage. It should be noted that the latter task is carried out quite thoroughly, since it provides a covert extension of the complexes to the starting positions and the ability to make sudden launches for the enemy’s observation vehicles.
In July, more than 20 were planned with missile units and strategic rocket forces, and in the summer period of training - around 100 tactical training events. Among them - conducting tactical exercises and exercises with rocket regiments and rocket divisions, as well as a number of command-staff trainings and command-staff exercises with missile formations under the leadership of the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces.