Russia tests Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile

Wednesday, Russian Ministry of Defense announced that Sarmat, land-based intercontinental ballistic missile, was successfully launched from a silo at the Plesetsk state testing cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region.

The RS-28 Sarmat (Russian: РС-28 Сармат, NATO reporting name: SS-X-29 or SS-X-30), sometimes colloquially known in the West as the "Satan II", is a Russian liquid-fueled, MIRV-equipped super-heavy intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau. It is intended to replace the R-36M ICBM (SS-18 'Satan') in Russia's arsenal.

Sarmat ICBM Launch

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