Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

26.09.2017 (18:49)

Test launch of Topol intercontinental ballistic missile was held in the Astrakhan region

Strategic Missile Forces carried out a test launch of the Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar state range.

The launch was aimed at testing the advanced combat equipment of the ballistic missiles.

The test warhead successfully hit the assigned target at the Sary Shagan range in Kazakhstan.

The experiment data obtained during the test will be used to develop prospective means of breaching missile defenses.

Directorate of Media service and Information
Strategic Missile Forces
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