Armament Strategic Missile Forces will be updated
The official website of the Ministry of Defense reports that the share of modern weaponry in the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will be increased by 60% by 2016
From 2007 to 2011 the number of modern weapons in the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) has increased by 8.5%, and by 2016 their share in the battle of the Strategic Missile Forces will be around 60%. This was announced by Assistant Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Logistics Colonel Igor Denisov during his speech at an enlarged meeting of the Military Council of the Strategic Missile Forces.
According to Colonel Igor Denisov and features of solved problems in 2011 for the maintenance of weapons and military technology strategic missile systems (IWT RKSN) ready for intended use is the union in the same direction two types of support (technical and logistical), the exclusion of finance functions operation and maintenance of IWT RKSN with the subsequent transfer of these powers to the military districts and specialized organizations.
Accordingly changed the principles and approaches to the organization of work at the facilities operating SMF services and materiel RKSN, command and control, technology-Arms destination. Now there is a rearrangement of the Material and Technical Department of the Office of Strategic Missile missile SRF.
As stressed in the meeting of the Military Council RVSN commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Lieutenant General Sergei Karakayev, despite the fact that today more than 70% of the missiles are outside the warranty period, technical condition, the reliability characteristics of AME provided in 2011 to maintain a desired level of combat readiness of missile complexes.
At the same time, according to the commander of one of the major destinations in the organizational activities of commanders and government in 2012 will be to maintain readiness of weapons and military equipment to use, providing them competent and safe operation, taking into service and commissioning of new samples AME unconditional fulfillment of a Schedule I (O) in the combat strength of the Strategic Missile launchers in 2012, support development activities for the development and modernization of defense systems and command and control, automated command and control, communications.