Tests of new “Rubezh” ballistic missile were successful

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Russia’s Defense Ministry considers the results of tests of the modern SS-26 “Rubezh” intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to be successful, the servicemen are ready to take it into service in the near future and to begin deployment in 2016, the Defense Ministry reported.

The missile was launched on March 18 from the “Kapustin Yar” landfill in the Astrakhan region at the “Sary-Shagan” range in Kazakhstan.

“The launch was performed in a completely normal mode, the missile struck the conditional goal with a given accuracy. The reliability of systems and components of the item was confirmed by telemetry we received,” – a source said.

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