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    A Russian missile regiment rearmed with RS-24 Yars missile will take up duty in December, Col. Yury Sytnik, Commander of the 29th missile division of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, said on Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Currently military and industrial experts are carrying out trials and putting on operation separate sections of the missile complex, Sytnik added.

    "In December 2016, the 92nd missile regiment equipped with the mobile-based RS-24 Yars missile complex will take up duty after it is put in operation and placed on alert," Col. Sytnik said during the unified military goods commissioning day.

    The current version of the RS-24 Yars (NATO designation SS-27 Mod 2) can reportedly carry up to 10 MIRV warheads and has a range of 11,000 kilometers (some 6,800 miles).


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