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PREMIUM: Russia looks beyond New START with Kedr

20th April 2021 - 12:30 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan


Mobile variant of the RS-24 Yars ICBM. (Photo: ITAR-TASS/Vadim Savitsky)

Design research work is underway in Russia on a new ICBM to replace the RS-24 Yars.

Russia is refreshing its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) inventory with plans to field a new-generation system to replace the RS-24 Yars — just two months after Moscow agreed to extend the New START nuclear arms treaty with the US.

According to a recent report from the Russian state-run TASS news ...

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