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December 18, 2012
Russia to build new heavy ICBM by 2018 - Karakayev
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Dec 18, 2012
Russia will have built a new heavy liquid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile by late 2018, a missile that will prove largely superior to all of its predecessors, including the world's most powerful strategic missile Voyevoda, (NATO reporting name SS-18 Satan), in terms of combat effectiveness and the ability to penetrate the US missile defence system. This came in a statement for journalists by the Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergei Karakayev. He pointed out ... read more
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Thales Makes Second Attempt to Adjust Yamal Orbit
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