ARKHANGELSK REGION, RUSSIA. NOVEMBER 1, 2014. Topol-M, a silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. TASS Россия. Архангельская область. 3 ноября. Проверочный запуск межконтинентальной баллистической ракеты шахтного базирования комплекса "Тополь-М" на космодроме Плесецк. ТАСС

Russia’s strategic missile forces have test launched a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar practice range, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Friday.

“On July 26, 2019, a combat unit of the strategic missile forces conducted a test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile of the Topol mobile ground-based missile system from the Kapustin Yar state central practice range in the Astrakhan region,” the ministry said.

According to the ministry, the missile engaged the target accurately. “The missile’s exercise head hit the target at the Sary-Shagan range in Kazakhstan to the specified accuracy. The tasks of the launch were executed in full,” the ministry concluded.


Source: TASS

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2019-07-27 16:10

It’s comforting to know that Russia is fully capable of inflicting devastation on the Zio Nazi regimes of the world.

History will record, I think , that US enforced world dominance and terror was thwarted by the Russian People.

2019-07-28 14:07
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Amusing : 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer
The division was trapped in the Siege of Budapest with the IX SS Mountain Corps when the Soviet and Romanian forces surrounded the city in December 1944. The division was destroyed in the fighting for Budapest, and by the end of the siege, of the 30,000 men of the SS Corps, only about 800 reached the German lines…
History has recorded, Nazi world dominance and terror was thwarted by the Russian People and they annihilated 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer…
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2019-07-28 14:27

What is amusing in this test :
RT-2PM Topol was produced in 1985 and is considered as obsolete, early produced ones are even already in museums.
So, what’s the interest? Well :
1. Verifying that they still work as it’ll take years until they’re fully replaced by RS-24 Yars : considering the life-extension pack, the latests will be scrapped around 2025, no later than 2030.
2. Training the personnel with real launches from time to time.