Rus­sia is set to get 40 new in­ter­con­ti­nen­tal mis­siles

The China Post - - INTERNATIONAL -

Rus­sia’s mil­i­tary this year alone will re­ceive 40 new in­ter­con­ti­nen­tal bal­lis­tic mis­siles ca­pa­ble of pierc­ing any mis­sile de­fenses, Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin said Tues­day in a blunt re­minder of the na­tion’s nu­clear might amid ten­sions with the West over Ukraine.

Putin made the state­ment at the open­ing of an arms show at a shoot­ing range in Alabino just west of Moscow, a huge dis­play in­tended to show­case the na­tion’s resur­gent mil­i­tary might.

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