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Russia tests ABM missile

7th June 2019 - 08:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The Russian armed forces have tested a modernised missile of the Russian anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, the testing at the Sary-Shagan test site, Republic of Kazakhstan, has proved the characteristics of the new system, with the missile successfully engaging the targets with accuracy.

The ABM system is in service with the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is designed to protect Moscow from air and space attacks.

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