Russia Strategic Forces Nations // Eurasian Republics

OVERVIEW The Strategic Rocket Forces (Raketnye voyska strategicheskogo naznacheniya, or RVSN) is the smallest service branch of the Russian armed forces in terms of personnel, but it retains a high priority. Of all the branches, it has the highest combat readiness, and is the most highly prized by the country's political and military leadership. With the independence of the nations in Eastern and Central Europe and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Russia's nuclear capability...


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