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26.10.2017 (22:25)

Russian Armed Forces held Strategic Nuclear Forces control training


On October 26, in accordance with the Training Plan of the Russian Armed Forces, Strategic Nuclear Forces held training.

Means of ground, naval, and air Strategic Nuclear Forces of the Russian Federation were involved in the training.

Units of Strategic Missile Forces control centres, crews of nuclear missile submarines of the Northern and Pacific Fleets as well as long-range strategic bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out training missions.

Crews of Tu-160, Tu-95MS, and Tu-22M3 aircraft took off from the Ukrainka, Engels, and Shaikovka airfields and fired cruise missiles at ground targets located at the Kura (Kamchatka), Pemboy (Komi), and Terekta (Kazakhstan).

Strategic Missile Forces fired a Topol missile from the Plesetsk State Test Cosmodrome at the Kura range.

A Pacific Fleet submarine fired two ballistic missiles from the Okhotsk Sea at the Chizha range, Arkhangelsk region. A Northern Fleet submarine fired a ballistic missile at the Kura range.

The troops completed all tasks. All assigned targets were engaged. 

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Strategic Missile Forces , Aerospace Forces
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