Russia Plans Test of ‘Unstoppable’ ICBM by End of 2017

Russia’s first test of its much touted new intercontinental ballistic missile will be toward the end of the year, the Ministry of Defense confirmed, after repeated delays and speculation. “When it comes to Sarmat… we are planning the first launch exercises toward the end of 2017,” Deputy Minister of Defense Yuri Borisov told weekly magazine Military…

MOSCOW – MAY 6: Topol-M (SS-27 Sickle) mobile ICBM launcher moves through Vasilyevsky descend during rehearsal of parade in honor of WWII Victory on May 06, 2012 in Moscow, Russia – ditorial credit: Meoita / Shutterstock.com