As data divulged in January of 2009 in the memorandum of agreement of the Treated one to Reduction of Strategical Weapons (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, START), the Russians keep operational 2,825 strategical nuclear devices, and the Americans, 2,200 devices. As vectors of launching of such devices Msseis Balsticos Intercontinentais are used (MBI), Ballistic Missiles Launched of Submarinos (MBLS) and strategical bombers. The Forces of Missiles Strategical (0:5 B=K5 B> 9A: 0 CB@0B538G5A: > 3> H07=0G5=8O, PBCH, or RVSN), responsible for the operation of the MBI of the Russian Federacy, that are most advanced and powerful of the globe, are a separate Force of excessively, inside of the Russian military structure. The Russian intercontinental missiles constitute the nucleus of the strategical force of the Federacy. The four models of operational missiles can, together, to carry up to 1.357 nuclear ogives.
The first one of them, UR-100UTTh, is in service since 1979. Currently the Russians operate 72 units of these missiles equipped with a total of 432 nuclear ogives. With a reach of 10.000 kilometers and carrying six Multiple Vehicles of Reentrada Independente (VMRI) with 750 unitria power of kt, such missiles can attack any situated target in the Europe, Asia, Africa and in parts of the Oceania and the American continent. Each one of its VMRI can be directed against a different target, what it allows each missile to reach six different situated targets for times the hundreds of kilometers one of the other. The digital systems of orientation independes of each vehicle allow a precision of 920 meters, according to Russian sources. However, it is practises common of the Russians to depreciate the official data of precision of its missiles, what it takes intelligence occidental person esteem, in the case of the UR-100NUTTh, a precision of up to 220 meters. Due to official precision of such missiles, one gives credit that its mission is to act in against-value missions, what it means that these vectors would have as white elementary schools the cities and the population centers of the adversary.