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MOSCOW, March 20 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) have completed the re-equipment of 10 regiments with the state-of-the-art Topol-M and Yars missile systems, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said at an expanded meeting of the ministry’s Collegium on Tuesday.
“In the ground-based RVSN component, the rearmament of 10 regiments with the Topol-M and Yars strategic missile systems has been completed,” he said. “The share of advanced missile systems in the ground-based strategic nuclear forces has increased from 13 to 25 percent.”
The Topol-M is a cold-launched, three-stage, solid-propellant, silo-based or road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile. Yars (RS-24) is a MIRV-equipped, thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile.
“The strategic nuclear forces still remain a reliable guarantor of deterring aggression,” the minister said. “Their required numerical strength and the three-component structure have been preserved,” he added.