Contents tagged with Topol intercontinental ballistic missile

  • Russia carries out test launch of Intercontinental ballistic missile

    Russian Defense Ministry reported that an Intercontinental ballistic missile of the Topol missile system was launched from the Kapustin Yar military training range in the Astrakhan region (Russia), reports TASS news agency.

    "The test unit of the missile hit the hypothetical target at the Sary-Shagan test site (Republic of Kazakhstan) with the expected accuracy. Objectives of the test launch have been achieved," reads the message of the Russian Military Department.

    Mobile ballistic missile …

  • Russia to dispose of Topol ballistic missiles

    Russian state-owned corporation Roscosmos has posted an online public procurement application for the disposal of nine intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) Topol RS- 12M. The maximum contract price is 9.78 million rubles ($170,000 USD).

    Lot includes the disposal of the missile parts, sale of the obtained materials and disposal of illiquid waste. The contractor must have a valid license for the dismantling of military equipment, the Russian Armed Forces security clearance with access to …

  • Russia conducts tests of Tor Arctic missile system

    A video of tests of the Arctic Tor-M2DT short-range missile system has been published on the YouTube-channel of RT (Russia Today) news agency.

    According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the tests that were conducted at the Kapustin Yar test site in the Astrakhan region were successful. The consecutive firing of missiles at two targets proved the accuracy of the system.

    The Tor-M2DT system is especially designed to be used for Arctic region based on the chassis of the DT-30PM tracked all- …

  • Russia conducts test launch of Topol intercontinental ballistic missile

    The Strategic Missile Forces tested advanced combat equipment installed on the intercontinental ballistic missile, RS-12M Topol, the Russian Defense Ministry indicated as reported by TASS.

    "On December 26, 2017, a test launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile, RS-12M Topol, was executed by the missile combat crew of the Strategic Missile Forces from the state central testing site, Kapustin Yar, in the Astrakhan region. The purpose of the launch was a test of the prospective combat …

  • Russia fires 4 ballistic missiles during large-scale exercises in the north

    Russia conducted large-scale military exercises involving nuclear forces, launching four ballistic missiles.

    "The tasks of the training have been fulfilled and all educational goals have been successfully met," the Russian Ministry of Defense noted.

    According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region, the Topol intercontinental ballistic missile was launched. It struck a practice target at the Kura Missile Test Range in Kamchatka.

    Two missiles …