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Russia Wraps Up War Games Featuring Strategic Rocket Forces

Sputnik News

11:30 16.02.2015(updated 12:24 16.02.2015)

The largest military exercises ever to involve the Strategic Missile Forces have concluded in Russia.

Russia has conducted military exercises involving its Strategic Rocket Forces; these were the largest such Russian drills yet, with 30 regiments based all across the country taking part, Russian media outlets reported.

During the drills, servicemen used the country's most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile complexes, such as the Topol, Topol- M and Yars.

Additionally, a number of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, were involved in the war games which saw combat patrolling and missile firing practice, among other things.


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