Russia, US to hold nuclear security drills

July 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Washington, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will hold joint nuclear security drills under the bilateral military cooperation committee, the US State Department said.

The exercise - codenamed Crimson Rider - will take place at the Camp Guernsey base in Wyoming.

The exact date of the exercise is yet to be announced.

The drills, focusing on counter-terrorism measures, will involve a vehicle used for transporting nuclear warheads.

The military will also exchange tactical and technical experience in providing security for nuclear materials.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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