8 June 2012, 01:43

Topol hits target in Kazakhstan

Topol hits target in Kazakhstan

The Strategic Missile Forces of the Russian Federation have conducted another successful test of the “Topol” Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, this time from the firing ground at "Kapustin Yar" in Astrakhan in Southern Russia. The exercise saw the missile accurately hit its target on the firing range "Sary-Shagan" in Kazakhstan.

The Strategic Missile Forces of the Russian Federation have conducted another successful test of the “Topol” Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, this time from the firing ground at "Kapustin Yar" in Astrakhan in Southern Russia.

The exercise saw the missile accurately hit its target on the firing range "Sary-Shagan" in Kazakhstan.

The test was conducted to confirm the stability of the basic performance characteristics of this class of missile reported the Ministry of Defense.

The ministry representatives added that all of the objectives of the test launch were met in full. In particular, it was possible to obtain information that will be used in the future to develop the means to overcome missile defense systems.

RIA

  •  
    and share via