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Russia to Arm 90 Percent of Strategic Nuclear Forces With Modern Weaponry by 2020

The Diplomat
February 23, 2017
By Franz-Stefan Gady

Russia’s Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu announced on February 21 that 90 percent of the country’s strategic nuclear forces will be armed with modern weaponry by 2020, according to local media reports. Shoigu also noted that over 60 percent of the Strategic Missiles Forces will be armed with new weapon systems by late 2020.
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