Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail


30.08.2018 (06:00)

Aerospace Forces tests new ABM

The ASF Air Defence and Missile Defence Forces’ combat team successfully tested a new anti-ballistic missile at the Sary-Shagan test ground (the Republic of Kazakhstan).

The deputy commander of the Aerospace Force’s AD and MD Army Colonel Andrey Prikhodko stated that after a series of tests the new ABM system has proved its reliability, and successfully accomplished the task, having engaged a simulated target.

Being in service with the Aerospace Forces, the Anti-Missile Defence system is designed to repel aerospace weapons attacks, as well as to warn of missile attacks and control outer space.

Tags:
Weapons and military equipment , Missile defence , Aerospace Forces
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