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 Russia plans 16 launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2016

The Russian Strategic Missile Troops in 2016 plan 16 test launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles taken into service.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.

In 2016, the Strategic Missile Troops plan to conduct more than 100 command and staff, tactical and special exercises.

Modes of combat duty at highest operational readiness rates of more than 40 missile regiments and units will be worked out during each training period in 2016, the press service specified.

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The ministry promised to continue improving training of personnel and increasing requirements for training of all categories of military personnel to make combat training as close as possible to the conditions of modern warfare.

In addition, in 2016, the Strategic Missile Troops will continue practice of unannounced inspections of military combat readiness.

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