Vladimir Putin: New weapons will maintain Russia's might for decades
Russia's new weapons, including an array of new nuclear systems, will ensure the country's security for decades to come, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with top military brass
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the development of the weapons would remain high priority. Pic/AFP
Russia's new weapons, including an array of new nuclear systems, will ensure the country's security for decades to come, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with top military brass. Speaking in Sochi, Putin said yesterday that the new systems unveiled this year will significantly increase Russia's military capabilities and "ensure a strategic balance for decades."
The Russian leader presented an array of new nuclear weapons in March that he said can't be intercepted. They include a new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile; a nuclear-powered global range cruise missile; and an underwater drone designed to strike coastal facilities with a heavy nuclear weapon.
Putin said that the development of the weapons would remain a high priority. He also mentioned other weapons systems, including the prospective S-500 air defence system that is meant to be precise and powerful enough to hit targets in space. Putin added that the strategic nuclear forces should receive new batches of Yars intercontinental ballistic missiles to replace the older Topol ICBMs.
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