Russia's Strategic Missile Forces receive new ICBMs

by Nikolai Novichkov

Russia's Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) are being re-equipped with new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), the force's commander, Colonel General Sergey Karakaev, told the Krasnaya Zvezda ( Red Star ) military newspaper on 17 December.

“We plan to place four regiments on duty in 2022. They include a regiment of the Uzhur missile formation armed with Sarmat missiles, one new regiment of the Yasnensky formation armed with Avangard, and missile regiments in the Tambov and Kirov regions armed with mobile Yars launchers,” he said.

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