Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 SS-19 intercontinental ballistic missile 2712113
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Defense News - Russia
Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 06:35 PM
|Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 SS-19 intercontinental ballistic missile.|
Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missile from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said. “The goal of the test launch is to prove the stability and basic technical characteristics of missiles of this kind,” Koval said.
A Russian intercontinental ballistic missile RS-18 was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces are considering the possibility of extending the RS-18 missiles’ service term by one year to 33 years, he added.