Strategic rocket forces have begun to systems " vanguard ", said the commander of the strategic missile forces Sergei Karakayev.
according to his statement, Yasnenskaya missile formation (Orenburg region) is already deployed infrastructure for staging missile regiment with the complex " Avangard ". It is expected that he will be put on combat duty by year-end.
at the end of last year, the Ministry of defence has successfully tested a missile with hypersonic combat unit complex " Avangard ". It started from the area of dombarovskiy in Orenburg and hit its target on the Kamchatka Peninsula roughly six thousand kilometers.
The flight tests of the missile complex was fully implemented, allowing to put Avangard into service in time.
Vladimir Putin called the "vanguard" of "adequate and asymmetrical" response to the US missile defense system. It was noted that the speed of flight combat unit "Avant-garde" in the dense layers of the atmosphere may exceed 20 swings.