MOSCOW, (BM) – In the Kaluga Region, the rearmament of the first unit in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is continuing, which is being re-equipped with the Yars missile system of a stationary base, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In 2019, a set of preliminary construction and installation works was completed in the next re-equipped missile regiment.
The latest Yars intercontinental ballistic missile is loaded into the silo launcher from a special transport and loading unit, which delivered it to the position. The most complicated technological operations last several hours.
The adoption of the Yars complex, including its modernized versions, is intended to enhance the combat capabilities of the Strategic Missile Forces attack group to overcome missile defense systems and strengthen the nuclear potential containment.
ICBM PC-24 Yars is a Russian solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile of a mobile and mine based with a multiple warhead.
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Source: the MoD of the Russian Federation