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On July 29, 2009 Russia conducted a successful launch of a Dnepr space launcher, which delivered into orbit six small satellites - DubaiSat 1, Deimos 1, UK-DMC 2, Nanosat 1B, AprizeSat 3, and AprizeSat 4. The launch took place at...
In a number of stories that accompanied the test launch of a Topol missile today, various Rocket Forces representatives told journalists about the plans for this year. The Rocket Forces expect to add six missiles to the deployed force. These...
On August 29, 2008 the Rocket Forces conducted a successful launch of a Dnepr launcher from the silo No. 95 of the launch complex No. 109 of the Baykonur test site. The launch took place at 11:15:53 MSK (07:15:53 UTC)....
In an interview to the VPK newspaper, Gen-Lt. Vitali Linnik, the chief of armament of the Strategic Rocket Forces, provided an update on the current service live of missiles. The current service life of Topol is 21 years, UR-100NUTTH -...
The Strategic Rocket Forces are planning to conduct 11 missile launches in 2008. These will include regular training and life-extension launches as well as some launches that seem to be part of new missile development programs. According to the commander...
The failure of the R-36MUTTH/SS-18 missile (in its incarnation as a Dnepr launcher) that was supposed to deliver 18 small satellites into orbit, reminded everyone that there are limits to extending missile lifetimes. The missile was launched from one of...

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