TSAMTO, August 27. On August 26, the chief of Staff – First Deputy Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Lieutenant General Igor Fazletdinov, made a speech at the Patriot ECC in the studio of the Zvezda TV channel, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reports.
During his speech, I. Fazletdinov said that the implementation of the planned measures for the re-equipment of military units and formations of the Strategic Missile Forces allowed to increase the share of modern missile weapons to 81 percent by January 1, 2021. and to give the Strategic Missile Forces group new opportunities to fulfill the tasks of nuclear deterrence.
As noted by I. Fazletdinov, at present, the strategic missile forces have a two-component structure (stationary and mobile-based): "Currently, the missile systems of stationary (mine) basing are in the combat composition of the Strategic Missile Forces: Stiletto, Voevoda, Topol-M, Yars, Avangard. The mobile-based grouping includes mobile ground-based missile systems "Topol", "Topol-M" and "Yars".
I. Fazletdinov stressed that domestic industrial enterprises maintain the pace of delivery of new missile systems to the troops established by the state armament program. According to him, the active re-equipment of the Strategic Missile Forces is planned.
At the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2021", the industry presented about a thousand developments carried out in the interests of the Strategic Missile Forces.
"Every year, the command of the Strategic Missile Forces attracts industrial enterprises that perform R & D in the interests of strategic rocket scientists to the events of the forum. The representation of the defense industry is becoming more solid every year. Compared to 2015, when we took part in the forum for the first time, the number of enterprises has tripled, this year it is 30 organizations that have presented about a thousand high – tech developments," said I. Fazletdinov.
"Today, the Strategic Missile Forces include: the command and headquarters of the Strategic Missile Forces, missile armies, missile divisions, educational institutions (the Military Academy of the Strategic Missile Forces named after Peter the Great, Serpukhov branch of the Academy, Perm Suvorov School, a network of training centers), the 4th Central Research Institute, the State Central Interspecific Landfill, a network of arsenals," said I. Fazletdinov.