Aerospace Forces Launch ABM Interceptor Missile
(Source: Russian Ministry of Defence; issued Nov 24, 2017)
The ASF’s AD and MD combat crew successfully tested an upgraded interceptor missile of the Russian Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) system at the Sary-Shagan training ground (Republic of Kazakhstan).

Deputy Commander of the ASF’s formation Colonel Andrey Prihodko stated that “the anti-ballistic missile followed the flight plan and successfully hit a mock target”.

The ABM system is in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is intended to shield Moscow from aerospace attacks, perform tasks for early warning and space control.


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