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The commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, Lt.-General Sergei Karakayev, announced today that all new mobile Topol-M missiles will carry multiple warheads. This modification of the missile is officially known as Yars or RS-24. The first three RS-24 missiles were...
It looks like the deployment of RS-24 is delayed for more than a month or two. The Vedomosti newspaper quotes a source in the Ministry of Defense as saying that the deployment will begin in 2011, after one or two...
Amid the flurry of Russian end-of-year news (it is a traditionally very busy time, with everybody rushing to finish things by the end of year) one news was conspicuously absent - that of deployment of the RS-24 missile. Earlier this...
The Rocket Forces reported today that the Teykovo division prepares to complete deployment of the second regiment of Topol-M missiles there. This would bring the number of single-warhead Topol-Ms to 18 from the current 15. This, as it turns out,...
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...
Russian press quotes Nikolai Solovtsov, the commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, as saying that the RS-24 missile (MIRVed Topol-M) will carry "no fewer than four" warheads. This probably means exactly four - the point here is that there will...
The Strategic Rocket Forces conducted a successful flight test of a RS-24 missile. The missile was launched at 16:20 MSK (13:20 UTC) from a mobile launcher at the Plesetsk test range toward the Kura test range in Kamchatka. The missile...
This is a somewhat old news (and not really much of a news at that), but it is worth mentioning anyway. Speaking about the RS-24 deployment plans - the Rocket Forces hope to have one more test this year and...
On October 22, 2008 the Strategic Rocket Forces performed a successful test launch of a UR-100NUTTH/SS-19 missile. The missile was launched at 13:10 MSK (09:10 UTC) from the Baykonur test site to Kura in Kamchatka. According to the Rocket...
The Rocket Forces apparently scaled down the missile flight test program. The initial plan announced in February 2008 called for 11 missile launches. In May the plan the Rocket Forces corrected the plan - at the time it was announced...
According to Nikolai Solovtsov, the commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces, first RS-24 missiles will be deployed in Teykovo. Solovtsov confirmed that the Rocket Forces and the industry expect to complete the RS-24 flight tests program with the two launches...
Yuri Solomonov, the chief designer of the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology, said in a recent interview to the VPK newspaper that flight tests of the RS-24 missile (a MIRVed version of Topol-M) are scheduled to be completed by the...
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...

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