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  1. Russia test-fires Topol-M ballistic missile

Russia test-fires Topol-M ballistic missile

Russia has successfully test launched a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

By: | Moscow | Published: January 17, 2017 3:52 PM
The missile has a maximum range of about 11,000 km and can carry a nuclear warhead with a yield of up to 550 kilotons. (Reuters) The missile has a maximum range of about 11,000 km and can carry a nuclear warhead with a yield of up to 550 kilotons. (Reuters)

Russia has successfully test launched a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

The simulated single-warhead, fired from the Plesetsk launch site on Monday, hit the designated target at a firing range on the Kamchatka peninsula with high precision, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The launch was intended to confirm combat capabilities and reliability of Topol-M missiles, the ministry said.

The missile has a maximum range of about 11,000 km and can carry a nuclear warhead with a yield of up to 550 kilotons. It can be deployed on both silo-based and mobile land-based launch platforms.

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