On arms are the Taman Missile Division, including intercontinental ballistic missile "Topol-M". The ceremony was held in the presence of the Supreme Commander. Dmitry Medvedev watched the combat crew training, which carries out missile tests. The President then presented state awards to officers of the regiment.
Congratulating the troops a Happy Defender of the Fatherland, Medvedev noted that in recent years a number of important decisions and allocated money to re-SRF. And according to the plan, by 2020, the missile troops almost 100% should be equipped with latest models of weapons.
"Thanks to our country nuclear-missile shield and we are capable of now, and in the long run to ensure the stability of our country, to participate in solving various issues and effectively protect our national interests. This is why the state has paid and will pay particular attention to improving the technical equipment of the missile strategic forces, "- said Dmitry Medvedev.