Hot-fire testing of engine first stage heavy ICBM RS-28 “Sarmat” is successful, reports the Russian newspaper with reference to “Interfax”.
Launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile “Voevoda”
“The successful test firing of the engine of the RC-99 pave the way for the beginning of flight-design tests of advanced ICBMs and making jewelry on the arms of the Strategic nuclear forces”,
said the Agency informed source.
Earlier the defense Ministry reported that the supply of ICBMs “Sarmat” in troops should begin in the next 2-3 years.
According to military experts, the reserve power allows the new missile to attack targets not on the shortest, and in any way, including flights over the North and South poles.
“It’s twofold objective. On the one hand, the emergence of Russia has such a missile would make meaningless the US missile defense covering the shortest path between the continents. On the other, decommissioned missiles can be used to orbit satellites without costly rework,” writes the newspaper.
“Sarmat” to change the strategic missile forces missile silo-based R-36M “Governor” (NATO classification – SS-18 Satan). RS-28 will become a rocket 5th generation with a powerful complex to overcome missile defense and hypersonic maneuvering warheads”, the article notes.
Silos “Sarmatian” will have the active protection that allows you to launch missiles even after a nuclear attack.
© 2016, z-news.xyz. All rights reserved