Moscow (Daily Pakistan Online) The Kremlin has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the training of Moscow’s strategic deterrence forces. These forces are responsible for responding to threats of military nuclear war. “A training session was held under Putin’s leadership with the ground, sea and air strategic deterrence forces, during which ballistic and cruise missiles were practically tested.”
State television showed Putin overseeing the exercises from a control room. The exercises included testing missiles from the waters of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East and the Barents Sea in the Arctic. Tu-95 long-range aircraft were also involved in the exercises, the statement said. The statement added that the tasks envisaged during the training of the Strategic Deterrence Forces were fully accomplished, with all the missiles reaching their targets.
According to NDTV, the purpose of Russian strategic forces is to respond to nuclear threats. These forces are armed with intercontinental ballistic missiles as well as long-range strategic bombers, submarines, surface ships and naval aviation. After threats have been made.