Around 1,700 units of equipment was used in a large-scale command-post exercise in the Russian Strategic Missile Troops, the press service of the Defense Ministry said on Monday.

 

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“According to the plan, the exercise was held together with combat duty at field positions of another nine missile regiment of Topol, Topol-M and Yars from Tver to Irkutsk Regions. In total, around 1,700 units of large equipment was used,” the press service said.

 

At the drills that started on September 20, servicemen practiced maneuvers at routes of combat duty, countering diversionary forces and high-precision strikes of an enemy.

 

“The drills allowed to determine the level of preparation of servicemen before re-equipping the Bologovsky regiment with Yars,” the press service added.