Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile
Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile

Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile

The Russian Aerospace Forces (Vozdushno-Kosmicheskiye Sily, VKS) conducted another successful test of a new ballistic missile of the Russian missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan firing range in Republic of Kazakhstan. The Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) system is in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is designed to protect Moscow from air and space attacks. The previous test launch of a new ballistic missile was conducted in late October on the same testing ground.

Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile
Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile

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.

Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile
Russia Successfully Test Launch New Upgraded Ballistic Air Defense Missile
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