In Russia began development work on the development of a new heavy liquid ICBM

In Russia began development work on the development of a new heavy liquid intercontinental ballistic missiles, said Friday consultant commander of Strategic Missile Forces (SMF), Colonel-General Viktor Esin.

 

"Development work started, tactical and technical requirements for the development of a new heavy ICBM approved last year", — said Esin "Interfax".

 

According to him, the role of "head developer of the new missile is the State Center (SRC Makeyev)", is also involved in the development of Reutov "NGOs engineering." These two companies are the first level of cooperation.

"In the role of the manufacturer missiles acts Krasnoyarsk Machine-Building Plant" — said Esin.

According to the newspaper VIEW, Russia‘s Defense Ministry earlier said that if the United States will not abandon its plans to build a missile defense system in Europe, Russia will take counter-measures, including will create a new heavy liquid-fuel rocket.

The new missile will replace the well-known all over the world heavy ballistic missile R-36M2 "Governor," which in the West is called "Satan." Prior to that, all of the latest Russian developments intercontinental ballistic missiles — a sea-based ("Mace") and land ("Topol-M", "yars") — were solid fuel.

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