Flight tests of the latest intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmatic” start soon, “Roscosmos” already preparing for them. This was announced by the head of the state corporation Dmitry Rogozin.
Speaking at the Korolev Readings in Moscow, Rogozin announced the start of flight tests of ICBMs “Sarmatic”, informing about their beginning in the near future. At the same time, the head of Roscosmos did not talk about specific dates..
Now the main work, to be done in the near future, this is preparation for flight tests of a heavy intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmatic”
– he said.
Earlier about the start of ICBM tests “Sarmatic” said the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexei Krivoruchko in an interview with the newspaper “a red star”. According to him, the stage of missile drop tests has been completed successfully and the Ministry of Defense is moving on to flight tests.
According to, submitted by the Ministry of Defense, completion of flight design tests of the new ICBM “Sarmatic” installed 2021 year. Also this year, the industry will have to master the serial production of new weapons and related systems.. ICBM staging “Sarmatic” on combat duty of the Strategic Missile Forces is scheduled for 2022 year. This information was confirmed by the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Sergei Karakaev.
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