Russia conducted a successful launch of a new missile defense system
MOSCOW, July 20 — RIA Novosti. Russia conducted successful launches of the new missile at the Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan, the article published Friday in the official Gazette of the defense Ministry newspaper “Red star”.
“On the ground Sary-Shagan (Kazakhstan) combat crews of the troops ABOUT videoconferencing successfully carried out another test launch of a new upgraded missile Russian missile defense system”, — stated in the message.
“New upgraded missile interceptor missile defense system successfully completed the task and struck conditional goal at the set time”, see the words of the Deputy commander of the Association of air and missile defense HQs of major-General Andrey Prikhodko.
According to the article, the new missile has a speed of about four miles per second.
“It was one of the most difficult launches. It is unique in that the developers asked a set of flight parameters, which allowed to test their child at maximum capacity. Today in the world there are no missiles of this class and purpose, able to execute this program. In a real situation this would mean that the warhead of the enemy will suffer assured destruction at the maximum height and distance from the protected object”, — stated in the article.
The missile defense system is in service videoconferencing and is designed to protect from blows of means air-a space attack and missile warning and space control.