Russian submarine forces to get high-precision weapons

Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to equip its submarine forces with long-range high-precision weapons, which will enhance their strategic deterrent capabilities, the defence minister said.

“There are plans to equip the submarine forces with long-range high-precision weapons. This will significantly enhance the possibility of using submarines as a strategic deterrent,” Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting at the Pacific Fleet’s submarine command headquarters.
The minister said the Pacific Fleet’s submarine forces “have particular importance for ensuring strategic stability and Russia’s military security in the Far East”.
–IANS/RIA Novosti
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