Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

30.03.2018 (06:00)

New heavy ICBM Sarmat undergoes test at Plesetsk Cosmodrome

The new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile underwent an ejection test at the Plesetsk state test cosmodrome.

The pre-flight preparations were carried out according to the plan. During the test, the ICBM proved its specifications within pre-flight preparations and initial stage of the flight. The Strategic Missile Forces checked scheme and constructive, as well as technological solutions implemented in the missile complex equipped with the ICBM.

The heavy ICBM missile is to replace the Soviet-era Voevoda.

Plesetsk , ГИК «Плесецк» , Aerospace Forces
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