SOCHI, November 11. /TASS/. Russia has considerably expanded the analytical and operational capabilities of the strategic nuclear forces’ command and control systems, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a defense industry meeting on Wednesday.
"Over the past few years, much has been done to maintain all of the strategic nuclear forces’ command and control components at the highest level," the head of state said.
Russia "has considerably modernized stationary and mobile command and control centers, expanded their analytical and operational capabilities, including information provision, monitoring and situational analysis," the Russian president said.
Also, "the quality of such a major parameter as jamming resistance has increased," Putin added.
"Today all the command and control centers allow receiving comprehensive data on the situation in real time, assess the situation based on this information and make substantiated decisions," the president stressed.
The Russian president proposed that the defense industry meeting should discuss "the pace of outfitting the armed forces with the latest command and control systems, primarily, the strategic nuclear forces’ control systems and the systems of strategic nuclear weapons’ command and control."
"It is perfectly clear that the stable, effective and reliable operation of these systems and the entire command and control contour in a combat environment is crucial for the combat potential of the nuclear triad and, generally, the army and the navy to adequately and quickly respond to potential military threats," the Russian leader stressed.