Day of missile forces: congratulations
Russian citizen honors the traditions of times past and holidays present. So, all the people the Day of the strategic missile forces said December 17. This tradition draws its roots from the times of the great Patriotic war and relevant in our time. And therefore has a rich and interesting history.
History of the strategic rocket forces
In order to understand the essence of such celebrations as the Day of missile troops, it is necessary to plunge into the history of the formation of such military enterprises. So, in 1946 was created the first rocket Association that its Arsenal had at that time the most powerful and terrible weapons — ballistic missiles. Already by 1950, the strategic missile forces possessed Intercontinental ballistic weapons and missiles, having in its composition of the nuclear component.
In connection with the growing importance of such new enterprises, the authorities decided on 17 December 1959 rocket troops to make a separate and independent military power of the cell. And for good reason. Because today the strategic missile forces are considered to be significant and, one might say, a crucial part of the Strategic forces of the Russian Federation on the issue of nuclear weapons. Therefore, the day of missile troops is celebrated throughout the country.
Very interesting is the fact that the Day of strategic missile forces, celebrated since December 1959. Whereas in 1997 there was a small addition. So, for triumph joined forces and military space and air protection. And all together shared professional celebration and listened to congratulations with the Day of missile troops. In 2001, the situation has changed. As space defense of the country was gaining more and more momentum, and therefore became a separate cell of the military forces of the Russian Federation. Our professional celebration of the cosmic forces began to celebrate on the 4th of October as an independent unit of the armed forces.
What are these traditions to the Day of missile troops?
Day strategic missile troops have always celebrated in a big way. And this is understandable. Because the weight of the activity of that sector of the armed forces is unquestionable and understandable. During the existence of the missile troops of Russia raised several generations of missile, which truly became the pride of the state. So, for example, on the Day of missile forces 2014 in a solemn ceremony congratulated and honored the achievements of veterans and was awarded the distinguished themselves in the work of the representatives of the personnel of missile defense and other support units.
Of course, on the Day of missile troops always come first persons of the country and pay tribute to those people who are involved in air defense of the Russian space and monitor the integrity of Russia. And missile troops and veterans of this field, just listening to congratulations with the day of missile troops and proud to accept them. It's so nice to know that you are needed and important for not only his family, but his entire homeland.
Day of missile troops and artillery
A separate, but equally meaningful and significant celebration for all Russians is the Day of missile troops and artillery that decided to celebrate on November 19. This date was chosen not in vain. After all, the Armed forces of the Russian Federation, Yes, in General, every citizen of the country, it is especially memorable. Since continuously connected with the victorious liberation of Stalingrad from German occupation during the great Patriotic war, which began directly with a counter-offensive of the Russian troops. That is why in this day with trepidation and gratitude to congratulate the representatives of the artillery defense.
Critical, and why it is so memorable and vital moment in the endgame at Stalingrad was the successful implementation of key tasks of the artillery of the defence, which showed just the most important task and changed the course of military events.
Given this, in 1964, the celebration received a new name — the Day of missile troops and artillery. Because the main task of any citizen of Russia to honor the memory of the heroes that didn't lose heart, heroically defended their freedom and native land and fought bravely to the last forces for their and our future.
Why the activities of rocket and artillery troops is so important?
No one can deny that thanks to the experience of artillery and rocket forces of the country, conflict situations can be solved with minimal losses, or entirely without them. It's key extremely maneuverable and operational activities, as well as the firepower of the armed forces. Titanic complex labor and heroic deed worthily performed, and generation of soldiers who are struggling not to let his homeland and the population of Russia.
So each artillery or rocket scientists need to constantly improve their skills to follow the novelties of technical equipment and weapons to improve their fighting skill and dexterity, as well as implicitly to follow the direction of the task.
In this regard, celebration of the day of missile troops 19 Nov always characterized by festive parades, demonstration firings and military exercises on a national scale.
Modern missile troops
To date, the missile troops of the Russian Federation represents a sizeable share of all weapons in the country. After all, they have the new rocket launchers which can completely change the course of military history. Moreover, the modern strategic missile forces have not only his command, but three heavy-duty rocket enterprises, private landfill "Kapustin Yar" and several factories for the repair and manufacture of specialized rocket equipment.
Of course, the government also takes care of training of specialists of rocket referrals. Therefore, in Russia there are several higher educational institutions that produce professional rocket scientists, for example, the Moscow military Academy named after Peter the Great. That is why the Day of missile troops of Russia with such a large scale is celebrated in the country. Because these guys constantly stand guard over nuclear defense of their homeland against a possible aggressor.
The main tasks of the rocket troops of the country
1. In peacetime, missile forces of Russia is to maintain order and "quiet sleep" its citizens. And if you need to take all safety measures to eliminate the impact of possible aggressor in terms of nuclear intervention on the territory of the Russian Federation.
2. In the case of the military situation of the rocket troops must prove themselves to the max to promptly react to the coming threat and immediately begin to defend the homeland. Because the attack can occur at any time of the day or night, and so you should always be on guard.
Today, missiles of Russia is presented in the form of fixed facilities-based and mobile missile launchers. In the first case, the rocket devices of average and heavy classes are stored in special mines. Second, this class of complexes "Topol".
Missile forces — the guarantor of security
Thanks to modern complex of measures on ensuring nuclear safety of the country, Russia has for a long time were able to successfully avoid a serious nuclear accident. Of course, this combines the merit of the creators of rocket launchers and qualified personnel of the strategic rocket forces of the Russian Federation.
Despite the difficulties and problems in the country, missile weapons always given due attention. And if necessary, strategic rocket army will prove its readiness to protect citizens from nuclear attack and to defend the borders of their homeland. After all, efficiency, mobility and combat capability of the missile army can not be questioned.