“Topol” to Remain in Russian Army


Missile complexes “Topol” in the near future will not be removed from the Russian Army, the chief of staff – first deputy commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Lieutenant General Ivan Reva told reporters on Wednesday.

On the eve, one of these missiles was transferred to the town of missilemen Odintsovo as a museum exhibit, and journalists wondered – if the Strategic Missile Forces are going to abandon “Topol”.

“Each sample of weapons has certain resource. This copy will be on duty,” Reva said.

RT-2PM “Topol” is a strategic mobile complex with a three-stage solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile RT-2PM, the first Soviet mobile complex with an intercontinental ballistic missile.


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