RS-24 Yars ICBM launched at Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Today, at 11.31 am Moscow time the military carried out combat training launch of solid-fuel mobile land-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Yars equipped with multiple warhead at the Plesetsk state test cosmodrome.
Training combat units arrived in a given area at the Kura training ground on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Objectives of the exercises were fulfilled.
The purpose of the launch was to check tactical, technical and flight characteristics of the modern missile system.