During the Soviet era, Russia was the first to deploy a rail-mobile nuclear missile system known as the SS-24. Moscow announced plans to deploy the first of its new intercontinental ballistic missiles called the Yars-M later this year.

During the Soviet era, Russia was the first to deploy a rail-mobile nuclear missile system known as the SS-24. Moscow announced plans to deploy the first of its new intercontinental ballistic missiles called the Yars-M later this year.