«Governor» in no hurry to retire

Strategic missile troops held a meeting of chief designers and major combat missile systems on the maintenance of weapons in sverhgarantiynyh term operation. It assumed the role of commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Karakayev.

Designers have rated earlier decisions aimed at maintaining the operational features that provide forthcoming finding missile system with the strongest heavy missile strategic nuclear forces RS-20V «Governor» in the grouping PBCN.
By the time the true range of this missile and a half times higher than the warranty period, after standing on duty for 24 years. Together with industry organizations are working does allowing to extend its service life to 30 years. This will allow to keep «Governor» in the battle of the Strategic Missile Forces until the end of the decade.
Plans Missile Forces Conservation on alert missiles to very likely their lifetime based on the highest technical perfection of these complexes embedded within the design and technological solutions for their development, and ensure the highest quality in their manufacture. These abilities are realized through well-established during the existence of the Strategic Missile Forces rational organization of the process operation.
The meeting was part of about 70 representatives from 18 companies Cooperatives industry headed by chief designer — Director General of SE «CB» South «Alexander Degtyarev, representatives of research organizations PBCN.
On missile systems, are in service, once a year in the role of industry cooperation is conducted with the performance of the regulated service surveys, improvements in order to prolong the service life of systems and components of missile systems.
As said, the official dealer of the press service of disk imaging and the Defense Ministry on the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel Vadim Koval, 30-50 launchers held remote repetitive missile control more than 1.5 thousand other works.
According to the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Karakaeva existing cooperation, closely connection with design offices, businesses, industry allow support missile systems PBCN the highest degree of readiness for combat use, leaving the generalized characteristics of the reliability of missile systems with measured.

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