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The rearmament of the Barnaul missile compound (Altai Territory) to the Yars mobile ground missile system will be completed by the end of 2021. This was announced during the command post exercise by the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Karakaev.

According to the commander, the re-equipment of the missile division will fully complete the rearmament of the mobile group of the Omsk missile formation.

“All divisions in Siberia, equipped with mobile ground-based missile systems, will receive the latest weapons,” Colonel-General S. Karakaev specified.

As previously reported, the re-equipment of the Irkutsk and Novosibirsk missile formations with the Yars mobile ground missile system has been fully completed.

Along with the latest Yars autonomous launchers, the missile unit receives such unique samples of special equipment as the Foliage remote mine clearance vehicle, an engineering support and camouflage vehicle, Typhoon-M anti-sabotage combat vehicle, and UTM-80M universal heat engines.

In the course of rearmament of formations, the infrastructure of the positional areas of missile regiments is also being improved, which will provide better conditions for the operation of missile weapons, the training of duty forces, personnel on alert and rest.

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