Russian Aerospace Forces test an upgraded ABM
At the Sary-Shagan test site (Republic of Kazakhstan), the air and missile defence forces of the Aerospace Forces successfully conducted a new test launch of a modernized missile of the Russian ABM system.
During the event, Lieutenant General Andrei Demin, commander of the 1st Army of Special Air and Anti-Ballistic Missile Defence of the Aerospace Troops, said that the new anti-missile missile defence system after a series of tests had reliably confirmed the inherent characteristics, and the combat crews successfully completed the task, hitting a mock target with a given accuracy.
The anti-ballistic missile system is in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is designed to protect Moscow from air and space attacks.