Teykovskogo missile division until the end of June the first in the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will be completely re-equipped with new missile complexes "Topol-M" and "Yars", told reporters on Friday by a representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shorin SMF captain.
"In June, a rocket Teykovskogo connection (Ivanovo region) has begun delivery of new weapons and military equipment, including machine communications, mobile command post units and other military equipment. Till the end of the month at the connection will also be staged autonomous launchers" yars "," — he said.
According to him, these weapons intended for completion of the next missile battalion compound, prepared for combat duty which will be completed re-connection as a whole. This is the first compound in the Strategic Missile Forces, fully re-equipment of new missile systems "Topol-M" and "Yars" with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) of the fifth-generation RT-2PM2 and RS-24, respectively.
Earlier, the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Lieutenant General Sergei Karakayev said that in 2012 Teykovskogo missile division will be brought to the full staffing of the second missile regiment, armed with mobile ground missile systems "Yars" and will be fully completed re-connection to the new missile systems.
RS-24 ICBM with multiple reentry warhead designed the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology. The missile is designed to use scientific, technical and technological solutions implemented in a rocket complex "Topol-M", which significantly reduced the time and cost to create it.
Mobile complexes "Topol-M" and "Yars" compared to its predecessor — missile complex "Topol", have significantly improved combat and operational capabilities. This is achieved by adapting to the conditions of the combat equipment of missile defense, enhance the characteristics of mobility and stealth.
Defense Ministry spokesman said that in 2012 in Irkutsk, Novosibirsk and Kozelsk (Kaluga region) rocket joints began preparations to rearm missile regiments "yars." And in Kozelskaya division "Yarsy" deployed in a shaft version.
PS Below is the image with a description of Poplar and Yarsa.