MOSCOW. April 10 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia has stopped producing
Topol-M mobile strategic missile complexes, and the Russian Strategic
Rocket Forces (RVSN) will get more advanced systems, Russian Strategic
Rocket Forces Commander Col. Gen. Nikolai Solovtsov said.
"In general there will be two missile regiments armed with Topol-M
mobile missile complexes with the Teikovo unit. It is not expected that
Topol-M mobile missile complexes will be put on combat duty," Solovtsov
The second missile regiment of the Teikovo missile division,
Ivanovo region armed with Topol-M is expected to be put on combat duty
by the year's end, he said.
RVSN will start to re-arm the first Teikovo regiment with a new
mobile missile complex, the general said.