Russian Aerospace Forces Tests Upgraded Anti-Ballistic Missile

The Russian Aerospace Forces successfully conducted a test launch of a modernized missile of the Russian Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) system at the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan.

The test was done by the air and missile defence forces of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS).

Commander of the anti-missile defence system formation Colonel Sergei Grabchuk stated that “after a series of tests, the new ABM system has proved its characteristics and successfully completed the task, engaging the target with a given accuracy”.

The anti-ballistic missile system is designed to protect Moscow from air and space attacks and is currently in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces.

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