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Russia to Conduct Flight Tests of Missile for 'Nuclear Train' in 2019

© Photo : JSC Russian RailwaysБоевой железнодорожный ракетный комплекс
Боевой железнодорожный ракетный комплекс - Sputnik International
According to a defense industry source, Russia will carry out first flight tests of a missile for its revived combat railway-based ballistic missile systems in 2019.

Russian Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missiles drive through Red Square during the Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9, 2010 - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russia will carry out first flight tests of a missile for its revived combat railway-based ballistic missile systems in 2019, a defense industry source said Thursday.

"They will be carried out in two years, in 2019," the source told RIA Novosti.

According to previous media reports, the new 'death' train, codenamed "Barguzin," is expected to carry six intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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