Russia to Upgrade Its Ballistic Missile Arsenal
Russia pushes forward with plans for modernizing its air and ground forces
Good morning from Moscow. Today is May 19, 2017. As usual, there is an abundance of devious Russian meddling in the news.
Forget American/French/German/UK/Eskimo elections—Putin is now even meddling with Russia's Strategic Missile Forces.
According to TASS:
The share of Yars new-generation mobile and silo-based ICBM systems in the Russian Strategic Missile Force will rise to 72% by the end of this year, President of Russia Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
"The Strategic Missile Force is smoothly switching over to Yars mobile and silo-based systems," Putin said at a meeting on drawing up a new state armament program for 2018-2025.
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