Defense Minister said that over 95% of Russian launchers are in a constant state of alert, reports Tass. At the same time, according to the Minister, the modern weaponry of the ground strategic nuclear forces of the Russian Federation (SNF) constitutes 51%.

- The Strategic Missile Forces have more than 95% launchers in constant combat readiness. Six missile regiments equipped with “Yars” systems for stationary and mobile deployment went on combat duty, said the Defense Minister.

As it became known in 2015 Russian strategic nuclear forces got 35 intercontinental ballistic missiles, ten modernized bombers and two submarines.

In addition, Putin says the Russian army started receiving the first samples of armored vehicles with their combat capabilities having no analogues in the world.