The commander of the Russian North Sea Fleet, Alexander Moiseev, confirmed Sunday that Russian submarines will launch intercontinental ballistic missiles in the fall of 2020.
Moscow – Sputnik. Moiseev said in an interview with the newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda”, that this comes in the context of tests of sudden combat readiness of the Russian armed forces.
CC BY 4.0 / Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation / Russian submarine Alexander Nevsky (cropped image)
The commander of the Russian North Sea Fleet said, “The mouthpiece of the Russian armed forces is that the final event of the academic year will be tests of readiness [القتالي] Of a group of strategic missile submarines during their operational launch with ICBMs. ”
Moiseev revealed that the missile launch test will take place “in the fall”, but he did not mention the type of submarines that will participate in the launch.
In 2008, large-scale military reform began in Russia, one of the most important elements of which has been the program to rearm the armed forces.
And in 2010 it was decided to allocate 20 trillion rubles [ ما يقارب 317 مليار دولار حسب سعر الصرف الحالي] Until 2020, with the goal of bringing the proportion of new technologies in the armed forces to 70 percent.