Issues related to the verification of the effectiveness of the warning system to bring the connection to the established readiness when dealing with sudden introductory, emergency situations, eliminating the consequences of accidents in armaments and military equipment will be worked out.
A command-and-staff exercise with the Tagil missile compound began today at the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia. The rocket ground-based mobile ground troops regiment "Yars" is involved in the exercise. The use of this regiment in the exercises is made for the first time in the history of the Strategic Missile Forces. About two thousand military personnel and two hundred units of military equipment will take part in the command-staff exercise. From the message of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation:
The missile division, in addition to the mobile ground-based Yars missile systems, is armed with the Topol PGRK.
The main element of the “Yars” PGRK - the rocket of the same name (RS-24 “Yars”) is a solid-propellant ICBM with a divided warhead. The maximum range of the rocket, according to the manufacturer, is 11 thousand. Km. The number of warheads - up to four.