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    Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Get New Military Equipment: Ministry

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    Russian Ministry of Defence announced that Russian Strategic Missile Forces to receive 29 units of new military equipment by the end of the year.

    MOSCOW, December 1 (Sputnik) – Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) will receive 29 units of new military equipment by the end of the year, the country's Defense Ministry has announced.

    "In the final stage of 2014, as part of a plan to re-equip the RVSN, the delivery of 29 modern units of weaponry [as well as] military and special equipment is planned," Col. Igor Egorov, the ministry's spokesperson for RVSN said.

    The delivery will include intercontinental ballistic missiles and launchers, according to Egorov, who added that RVSN will hold over 100 exercises next year.

    "In 2015, over 100 command post, tactical and special exercises will be held in RVSN," Egorov said, adding that particular attention will be paid to the interaction of missile regiments with combat, logistics, security and intelligence units.

    Overall, the Russian Defense Ministry will organize about 4 thousand military drills in 2015, according to the ministry's press service.

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