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The Strategic Missile Forces began to re-equip the missile regiment of the Yasnensky formation with the Avangard complex.

MOSCOW, November 18/ Radio Sputnik. The Russian Ministry of Defense said that another missile regiment in the Orenburg region began to be equipped with the Avangard strategic missile system.

“Strategic Missile Forces (Strategic Missile Forces – ed.) began to re-equip the next missile regiment of the Yasnensky missile formation with the Avangard missile system. At this time, the missile is loaded into the silo launcher” – opens RIA Novosti message of the Ministry of Defense.

The Ministry of Defense noted that the infrastructure of the emplacement area is being prepared to put the next missile regiment on combat duty. In addition to the direct facilities of the combat launch complex, the guard includes places for preparing the shift, conducting combat duty and resting personnel.

“The implementation of the planned 2022 measures for the rearmament of the Strategic Missile Forces will increase the combat capabilities of the ground component of the strategic nuclear forces to fulfill strategic deterrence tasks,” the ministry said.

According to the developers, the Avangard hypersonic warhead can reach speeds of up to 27 times faster than the speed of sound, that is, depending on the conditions, about 33,000 kilometers per hour.

Earlier, Sputnik radio reported that the United States had said which Russian weapons they could not counter.

Terse. Selected quotes only ours telegraph channel.

Source: Ria

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