Shoigu: the perimeter of the Russian Federation created a solid field of protection against nuclear attack


RIA Novosti

The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu said that to protect the country from a nuclear attack on the perimeter of the Russian Federation created a continuous radar field system of the missile attack, reports “Interfax”.

He stated this on Wednesday, February 22, at the “government hour” in the state Duma.

Shoigu also said that in 2016, has successfully completed testing of three new radar stations “Voronezh” in Omsk, Barnaul and Yeniseisk. In Baranovichi, Pechora, Murmansk and was also modified three existing stations.

According to the Minister, this allowed for the first time in the history of new Russia to create such a continuous field of systems of missile attack on all aerospace directions and along all trajectories of missiles.

Also Shoigu said that the strategic forces of the Russian Federation supported at the level that guarantees the solution of the problem of nuclear deterrence. In operational condition are 99% launchers. 96% of plants ready to start any minute.