The Russian Armed Forces conducted training on the control of strategic offensive forces
On December 9, in accordance with the Training Plan of the Russian Armed Forces, under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, a training was held on the control of strategic offensive forces.
The forces and means of the ground, naval and aviation components of Russia's strategic nuclear forces were involved in the exercise.
In the course of the event, practical actions were practiced for crews of launchers of the Strategic Missile Forces, crews of strategic missile carriers of long-range aviation of the Aerospace Forces and a nuclear missile submarine of the Northern Fleet.
Combat training launches of an intercontinental ballistic missile, a ballistic missile of a submarine, high-precision long-range air-launched cruise missiles were carried out from the Plesetsk State Test Cosmodrome, from the Barents Sea, as well as by Tu-160 and Tu-95MS aircraft from Engels and Ukrainka airfields.
Training strikes of strategic weapons were carried out at the Kura and Pemboy training grounds.
Objectives of the exercises were fulfilled.