Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with military commanders and the leadership of the defense industry, stressed the need to improve means to combat high-precision weapons, and also instructed to prepare for mass production of the C-500 anti-aircraft missile system. This writes Tass.
The Russian leader also urged to continue upgrading the strategic nuclear forces and re-equip 14 regiments with the Yars missile systems by the end of the year.
“It is necessary to actively develop and increase the technological reserve in the field of air defense, to continue upgrading the Pantsir complexes, to complete the development and preparation for mass production of the newest S-500 system capable of operating at very high altitudes, including near space,”Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
The Russian leader also urged to continue upgrading the strategic nuclear forces and re-equip 14 regiments with the Yars missile systems by the end of the year. According to him, the strategic nuclear forces are of key importance for defense and security.
“In accordance with the plans of the state armament program this year, we will continue replacing the Topol missile systems that have served the scheduled dates with the latest Yarsy. By the end of December, 14 rocket regiments should be equipped with them, ”Putin said.Russian President Vladimir Putin said.