"It is planned that the new ICBMs will increase the combat capabilities of the strike group in the Strategic Missile Forces Russian strategic nuclear forces, including through increased capacity created to overcome missile defense systems," - he added.
According to the Strategic Missile Forces, start was made to obtain experimental data on the accuracy of missiles made in the development of scientific, technical and technological solutions, to check availability and to determine the characteristics of its systems and assemblies.
Launching an ICBM was made May 23 at 10.15 from a mobile launcher. According to the Ministry of Defense, this is the first test launch of missiles, it conducted joint military calculations of the Strategic Missile Forces and Space Forces.
"The missile is created with the maximum use of existing and development of new backlogs and solutions obtained during the development of a fifth-generation missile systems, which significantly reduces time and cost to create it" - said Koval.