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Russian Aerospace Forces tested a new anti-missile at the Sary-Shagan test site

Russian Aerospace Forces tested a new anti-missile at the Sary-Shagan test site
Russian Aerospace Forces conducted another test of a new anti-missile missile defense system (ABOUT) Russia. As stated in the Ministry of Defense, test successful.

In Kazakhstan, a test launch of a new missile defense missile took place at the Sary-Shagan training ground. According to the military, the missile hit the target with the specified accuracy, the theme most confirming the inherent characteristics. Rocket tests have been underway for several years., beginning with 2017 of the year, one or two launches are carried out per year.

The Ministry of Defense does not disclose any details of the test itself, no performance characteristics of antimissiles, limiting ourselves to standard phrases: “launch was successful, target hit, characteristics confirmed”. All launches take place on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at the Sary-Shagan landfill, specially created for testing anti-missile weapons back in the days of the Soviet Union, rather – 1956 year. by the way, in the early 60s of the last century, 5 aerial nuclear explosions at altitudes from 80 to 300 km.

According to open data, for the entire time of existence at the test site 6 anti-missile systems, 12 anti-aircraft missile systems, 7 types of interceptors and 12 types of anti-aircraft guided missiles, as well as many other systems. Sary-Shagan is currently being used to test a new anti-missile.

Despite, that the Ministry of Defense does not disclose the details of the tests, with a high probability it can be argued, that the new PRS-1M interceptor missile is being tested (53T6M) new production, which is a near-echelon anti-missile system of the new anti-missile defense system of Moscow and the Central Industrial Region A-235. It should replace the A-135 anti-missile systems in service..

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