Putin set the task of modernizing nuclear forces
The new composition of the nuclear command and control system will be created in Russia, said President Vladimir Putin. He also set the task of conducting surprise inspections of strategic nuclear forces and continuing to develop advanced control systems. In his opinion, it is impossible to stand still in this area and it is necessary to think about the future.
The new composition of the nuclear forces control system will be created in Russia, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and enterprises of the military-industrial complex. His words are quoted by RIA Novosti.
The head of state also set the task of conducting surprise checks of strategic nuclear forces and continuing to modernize control systems. “We have them in good condition, but no matter how modern and advanced they are today, you cannot stand still. We understand this well. We have to think about what will happen tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, ”he explained.
Putin asked to report on long-term plans of work in this direction at the meeting.
In addition, the president said that in Russia "stationary and mobile command posts have been significantly modernized, their analytical and operational capabilities have been expanded, including information support, monitoring and analysis of the situation."
On the eve of November 10, Putin said that Russia's nuclear triad makes attempts at blackmail and pressure on the country senseless. At the same time, he ruled out Moscow's participation in the arms race, since there is no need for this.