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The commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, Lt.-General Sergei Karakayev, announced today that all new mobile Topol-M missiles will carry multiple warheads. This modification of the missile is officially known as Yars or RS-24. The first three RS-24 missiles were...
According to a report that quotes a Rocket Forces representative, deployment of the second Topol-M regiment at Teykovo was completed in 2009 after all, bringing the number of deployed Topol-M missiles to 18. This was planned for some time (there...
The Rocket Forces announced the plan to add two regiments to the Topol-M force in 2010 - a regiment of silo-based missiles in Tatishchevo and a regiment of mobile missiles in Teykovo. A regiment of silo-based missiles includes ten missiles...
The Rocket Forces reported today that the Teykovo division prepares to complete deployment of the second regiment of Topol-M missiles there. This would bring the number of single-warhead Topol-Ms to 18 from the current 15. This, as it turns out,...
All six Topol-M missiles that the Rocket Forces are planning to deploy in 2009 will be road-mobile missiles (they will be known as RS-24, of course [UPDATE: Apparently, only three missiles will be RS-24]). The sixth regiment of silo-based Topol-Ms...
Russian press quotes Nikolai Solovtsov, the commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, as saying that the RS-24 missile (MIRVed Topol-M) will carry "no fewer than four" warheads. This probably means exactly four - the point here is that there will...
Three new mobile Topol-M missiles were deployed in Teykovo, completing the deployment of 65 missiles of this type - 50 silo-based and 15 mobile. The Rocket Forces were expected to reach this point by the end of 2008, but apparently...
Here are the three Topol-M missiles that were "underdeployed" in December 2008 - according to Nikolai Solovtsov, they will be soon deployed at Teykovo....
The Strategic Rocket Forces added a regiment of road-mobile Topol-M missiles to its missile division in Teykovo. News reports do not mention the exact number of missiles involved, but it appears that nine missiles were deployed, bringing the number of...
Speaking to journalists today, the Chief of the General Staff, General Nikolai Makarov, unveiled a plan to consolidate the command structure of the Russian armed forces today in the next three to five years. As part of the plan, the...
At a briefing in Vlasikha yesterday, General Nikolai Solovtsov, the commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, provided some details on the Topol-M deployment plans. The plan, unveiled in February, called for 65 Topol-M missiles by the end of 2008. Solovtsov...
Yuri Solomonov, the chief designer of the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology, said in a recent interview to the VPK newspaper that flight tests of the RS-24 missile (a MIRVed version of Topol-M) are scheduled to be completed by the...
In an interview to the VPK newspaper, Gen-Lt. Vitali Linnik, the chief of armament of the Strategic Rocket Forces, provided an update on the current service live of missiles. The current service life of Topol is 21 years, UR-100NUTTH -...
The Strategic Rocket Forces announced today that they plan to deploy 11 new Topol-M missiles by the end of 2008. The commander of the Rocket Forces General Nikolai Solovtsov was quoted as saying at a press-conference that his service will...
The Strategic Rocket Forces reported that four silo-based Topol-M missiles joined the Tatishchevo division and have started active service. This deployment was expected and it was already reflected in the 2007 year-end summary. The total number of silo-based Topol-Ms stands...

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