The heavy ICBM missile is to replace the Soviet-era Voevoda. The RS-28 Sarmat is a super heavy, liquid-fueled ICBM capable of carrying multiple, independently targetable thermonuclear warheads and has been said capable of evading state-of-the-art defenses and destroying an area the size of Texas.
The Sarmat has a payload of 10 tonnes, meaning it could hold 10 heavy warheads, or fewer warheads and a massive amount of countermeasures created to combat missile defenses.
The launch of the Sarmat missile system at a spaceport in western Russian Federation on Friday comes as tensions between the nation and the West reach levels not seen since the Cold War.
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Russian Federation has conducted a second drop test of its latest heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defence Ministry said on Friday.
President Putin unveiled a suite of other weapons during his speech, including a supersonic weapon that can not be tracked by anti-missile systems.
According to Putin, Sarmat weighs 200 metric tons and has a higher range than Satan 1.
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Days before the Russian launch, the U.S. Navy test-fired a new ICMB from a submarine off the Southern California coast, Fox News reported.
President Donald Trump said after a call with Putin last week that the two had discussed efforts to limit an arms race.
Tensions between Russia and the US have been heightened after Trump expelled about 60 Russian diplomats from the U.S.in response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.
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