a New three-year contract for the production of missile complexes “YARS” plans to conclude the defense Ministry, Deputy defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko. In an interview with the newspaper “Red star” Krivoruchko said that the facilities will come in the unit until 2025. In addition, there will be a contract for the manufacture of rolling stock command missiles “Sirena-M”, in the near future it is planned to start flight tests of missile complex “Sarmat”.
the strategic missile forces will do the missile with a hypersonic glide block “Avangard,” said Krivoruchko. Its serial production has already started in Russia, the first copies will go into service Dombarovsky connection strategic missile forces.
In the framework of the state defense order the Russian defense Ministry has already spent more than 1.5 trillion rubles for the purchase of arms. Allocated funds “provided further planned development of the system of armaments of the Russian armed forces”.
Earlier, the commander of the strategic missile forces Colonel General Sergey Karakayev told about the upgrade. He noted that in 2024 the strategic missile forces will fully switch to missiles of Russian production. Already purchased 100 new basic models of military equipment and weapons, the opportunity to re-equip three missile regiments of the complexes “YARS”. Another regiment was rearming on “vanguard”.
By the end of 2019, the share of modern missiles in the RVSN will reach 76%. Missile forces will fully upgrade the weapons by 2024. None of the complex legacy of the Soviet production structure of the rocket troops will not remain, says Colonel-General.