Russia Successfully Test Fire Silo-Based Ballistic Missile


Moscow City: Russia Successfully test fire a silo-based ballistic missile using launches from the Dombarovsky missile base in the Orenburg region to the Kura testing range on the Kamchatka peninsula,

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Col. Gen. Sergey Karakayev said last December that Russia had been developing a new heavy-class intercontinental ballistic missile, dubbed Sarmat, that was expected to be put into service in 2019-2020.

It was previously reported that the Krasnoyarsk Machine-Building Plant is ready to start mass production of the super-heavy thermonuclear armed missiles.

The Defense Ministry also announced that tests of a new missile for the Iskander tactical ballistic missile system have been completed at the Kapustin Yar testing range.