The Russian Armed Forces successfully carried out the launch of an upgraded missile of a ballistic missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan Range in Kazakhstan, the Armed Forces’ press service revealed on December 1.
“A combat unit of the Air Defense and Missile Defense Forces of the Aerospace Force successfully carried out another test launch of the advanced missile of the Russian ballistic missile defense system,” the press service stated.
According to Missile Defense Task Force Commander Sergei Grabchuk, “the new antimissile missile proved out its specifications after a series of testing and successfully implemented the task by hitting the ‘target’ with the given accuracy.”
Previously, the Armed Forces reported tests of advanced anti-ballistic missiles in February, April, July and August 2018.
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