More than 8 thousand troops and 300 pieces of equipment involved in the exercises starting today the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF). Told Itar-Tass spokesman for the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel Vadim Koval.
"During the exercises will be practiced cohesiveness of military authorities and the Strategic Missile Forces practical actions to meet the objectives of nuclear deterrence by threat of an armed conflict with Russia", — he said.
A spokesperson for the Strategic Missile Forces to participate involved military authorities SRF, operational command and control of the Strategic Missile Forces, and units of missile formations, as well as parts and units and provide protection. "Just to be involved more than eight thousand soldiers, 150 control points and 300 pieces of weapons, military and special equipment," — said Koval.
Exercises will be held under the leadership of the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Karakaeva and will last until September 7. These maneuvers are the final stage of a complex command and staff exercises and training of military command SRF in 2012