Joint combat crew of the strategic Missile forces and aerospace defence forces carried out Monday’s successful launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) “Topol-M” silo-launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the defense Ministry.
“Training warhead missiles with high accuracy struck a conditional target on the ground on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The purpose of this launch was the confirmation of the stability of the performance characteristics of ICBMs of this type”, — stated in the message.
Mine option three-stage solid-rocket silo-based “Topol-M” was adopted in 2000, the flight range of the missile is 11 thousand kilometers, starting weight – 46,5 t Missile was developed by Moscow Institute of thermal technology.