Russian Aerospace Forces Test an Upgraded ABM
(Source: Russian Ministry of Defence; issued Nov 26, 2020)
At the Sary-Shagan test site (Republic of Kazakhstan), the air and missile defence forces of the Aerospace Forces successfully conducted a new test launch of a modernized missile of the Russian ABM system.

During the event, Lieutenant General Andrei Demin, commander of the 1st Army of Special Air and Anti-Ballistic Missile Defence of the Aerospace Troops, said that the new anti-missile missile defence system after a series of tests had reliably confirmed the inherent characteristics, and the combat crews successfully completed the task, hitting a mock target with a given accuracy.


The anti-ballistic missile system is in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is designed to protect Moscow from air and space attacks.

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Russian Aerospace Forces Successfully Test Launch New Ballistic Air Defense Missile
(Source: TASS; published Nov. 26, 2020)
MOSCOW --- Russia’s aerospace forces conducted another successful test of a new ballistic missile of the Russian missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan firing range in Kazakhstan, the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday.

"An operational crew of the air and missile defense troops of the Russian aerospace forces successfully test launched a new missile of the Russian missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan firing range in Kazakhstan," the ministry said.
"The new missile of the Russian missile defense system has reliably confirmed its characteristics in a series of tests," Andrei Demin, commander of the 1st air and missile defense army of the Russian aerospace forces, noted.

The previous test launch of a new ballistic missile was conducted in late October on the same testing ground.

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