According to him, the Strategic Missile Forces also completed the rearmament of the first missile regiment with the Avangard hypersonic complexes. In parallel with this, the Kupol space complex was launched, which is part of the missile attack warning system.
Also, the Russian fleet received new submarines of the Borey-A project, equipped with Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles. Thus, all borders of the country are protected from foreign aggression, in particular, the Arctic.
“On the Arctic islands, archipelagos and in remote areas of the coast, the creation of two military bases has been completed, combat duty of air defense units and coastal missile systems has been organized. Reconstruction of five airfields is nearing completion to receive all types of aircraft, ”the minister said.