Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles

By Reuters
October 27, 2017World News
Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles
Russia has tested nuclear-capable ballistic missiles on Oct. 26, 2017. (Reuters TV).

Russia conducted test launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles on Thursday (October 26) as part of a training exercise for the country’s strategic nuclear forces.

Russian defense ministry released a video showing a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile being test fired from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia, hitting a target at the Kura military testing range on the Kamchatka Peninsula thousands of kilometers (miles) away.

The ministry said test launches involved land, air, and submarine-based ballistic missiles.

Kremlin on Friday (October 27) said that President Vladimir Putin has personally overseen the launch of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.

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