13/03/2018 19:35

Sarmat missile drop test being prepared at Plesetsk Cosmodrome

In course the teleconference, the Chief of the Russian General Staff General of the Army Valery Gerasimov told about tests of the Sarmat newest intercontinental missile.

Valery Gerasimov reminded that characteristics of the Sarmat missile exceeded all existing types of intercontinental ballistic missiles.

According to him, the first launch of the missile took place in December 2017. Another missile drop test is being prepared at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

In his turn, Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Colonel General Sergei Karakayev explained that “cold eject” launch of the Sarmat missile would be tested.

The Krasmash JSC finished designing a mock-up model of the Sarmat missile. The mock-up was transported at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.