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Putin test-fires ballistic missiles in strategic nuclear force command and control drills


Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Armed Forces Vladimir Putin took part on Thursday night in strategic nuclear forces command and control drills, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, APA reported citing TASS.

 

"The exercise practiced interaction of the Strategic Missile Force, nuclear-powered submarines of the Northern and Pacific Fleets and long-range aviation of Russia’s Aerospace Force," the spokesman said.

 

"The supreme commander-in-chief made launches of four ballistic missiles," Peskov said.

 

Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Thursday that a planned training exercise was held on that day to practice command and control of the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces.

 

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