For the first time, the Russian Ministry of Defense spoke about the characteristics of the strategic complex with the Yars-S intercontinental ballistic missile. More information about the equipment was obtained within the framework of a single day of acceptance of military products, which took place on January 29 at the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation.
It became known that the Yars-S mobile ground missile system is designed to engage all types of strategic targets with the ability to maneuver.
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Among the tactical and technical characteristics of the complex are indicated: caliber – 1.86 m, missile length – 17.8 m, launch weight – 46 thousand kg, payload mass – 1250 kg, range – up to 10 thousand kg, fuel type – solid …
During the last day of acceptance of military equipment, the commander of the Barnaul missile division, Major General Alexander Prokopenkov, said that the division was on combat duty as part of three regiments with mobile missile systems “Yars-S”. Until the end of 2021, another regiment with Yars-S complexes is expected to take over on duty.
Yars-S is a strategic missile system with a solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile, mobile and stationary, with a multiple warhead.
As reported, the Teikovskaya, Yoshkar-Olinskaya, Nizhny Tagil, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk missile divisions have been fully re-equipped with mobile-based Yars-S complexes. The Barnaul and Bologovskaya divisions are being re-equipped with mobile-based complexes and the Kozelsk division with a stationary-based complex.