Strategic Missile Forces to determine best combat launching teams
Competitions are being held on the basis of the Uzhur (Krasnoyarsky Krai) and Yoshkar-Ola (Mari El Republic) among separate launching missile regiments and among missile division of self-propelled launchers to determine the best combat launching team.
Similar competitions are held every two years, and they determine the best combat team on the scale of the whole Strategic Missile Forces. The competitions are attended by best combat teams, which have won prize places in missile formations.
Along with theoretical training, the main emphasis will be made on practical drills aimed at assessing skills in performing combat alert tasks.
The purpose of the events is to improve the special training, to stimulate the combat duty of officers, and to accumulate and spread experience of commanders, headquarters and instructors of missile formations on preparing combat teams for combat alert. In total, more than 15 teams are to take part in the competitions.