Russia successfully test-fired Yars RS-24 silo-based nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile 2412
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|Tuesday, December 24, 2013 05:51 PM|
|Russia successfully test-fired Yars RS-24 silo-based nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile.|
Russia carried out a successful test-firing of an RS-24 Yars ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia on Tuesday, December 24, 2013, a military representative said.
The first RS-24s to be declared operational were road mobile, but there is also a silo-based version.
“Today, December 24 at 11:00 a.m. Moscow time a detachment of the Strategic Missile Forces conducted a test launch of a Yars silo-based solid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test warhead,” Colonel Igor Yegorov said.