Yars Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Launched from Plesetsk
(Source: Russian Ministry of Defence; issued Sept 20, 2017)
On September 20, the Yars intercontinental multiple-warhead ballistic missile was launched from Plesetsk by the missile formation of Yoshkar-Ola.

Training missile units arrived at the Kura range, Kamchatka Krai. The test-launch was to confirm reliability of the Yars-class missiles.

The Strategic Missile Forces units drilled redeployment of Yars launching battery to a remote area, preparation and launch.

All the tasks have been fully accomplished.

Currently, this missile system is in service with five missile formations.

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