Contents tagged with Sarmat

  • Russian Foreign Minister: Russia is willing to demonstrate Sarmat ballistic missile to US

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow has shown Washington its hypersonic “Avangard” missile, and is also willing to demonstrate its “Sarmat” ballistic missile .

    “We are prepared to build these weapons and systems into the existing New START treaty,” he said during a broadcast of the program Bolshaya Igra on Russia’s Channel One, as cited by RIA Novosti.

    According to the minister, during their discussion regarding the New START treaty, Russia’s representatives told the US …

  • Russia to test newest intercontinental ballistic missile

    Tests of the latest RS-28 Sarmat Intercontinental ballistic missile will begin in early 2020, reports Vedomosti news outlet, citing a source close to the Russian Defense Ministry and a manager of the enterprise in the defense industry.

    According to them, at the first round of testing, the rocket will be launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome to the Kura Missile Test Range in Northern Kamchatka Krai. If the initial tests are successful, at the round of tests, the missile system will be tested in …

  • Fire breaks out at one of the largest missiles plants in Russia

    A fire broke out at one of Russia's largest defense plants, the Krasnoyarsk Machine-Building Plant Krasmash.

    As reported by TASS with reference to the spokesman for the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, a fire has broken out on the roof of one of the workshops of the plant, which produces Sarmat and Sineva intercontinental missiles, as well as booster blocks for Zenit and Proton launch vehicles.

    The exact location of the fire was not specified, but it was assigned the …

  • Media: Russia to start mass production of its newest Sarmat missiles

    Krasmash, the main manufacturer of Intercontinental Ballistic sea-based Sarmat missiles, is ready to start mass production of these missiles, reports Russia’s Zvezda (Star) TV channel.  

    It is expected that the Russian military will start receiving the missiles in 2018.

    “Currently, RS-20B Voyevoda is considered the most powerful ICMB (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile). The new Sarmat missile will be much lighter than Voyevoda and will have a better fuel efficiency. The target range of the …