News

Cold War: Video of Russia’s Latest ICBM Missile Named “SATAN”

As the hostilities and arms race builds up, the Russian Defence Ministry said it has successfully tested its latest Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Codenamed “SATAN” that is capable of getting to anywhere in the world.

This is coming in the heels of Poland’s purchase of billion dollar missile defence system.

The Russian Defence Ministry has published a video showing its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) being test-launched in the north of the country.

The footage shows the Sarmat missile – dubbed ‘Satan’ – being launched from the Plesetsk spaceport. It is the second time it has been fired since last December.

The missile was one of several advanced Russian weapons President Vladimir Putin promoted in his state-of-the-nation address in early March.

The RS-28 Sarmat is said to be capable of carrying up to 10 or 15 nuclear warheads and flying at supersonic speed.

The state-run Russian news agency TASS says the Sarmat missile is due to begin being mass produced in 2020 and should become operational the following year.

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Advertisements

Categories: News, Politics, Technology, World

Tagged as: , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s