The launches of two new Russian inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM), namely, RS-28 Sarmat and RS-26 Rubezh are scheduled for Spring 2016. Silo-based Sarmat is to replace RS-20A (NATO reporting name: SS-18) ICBM. The world-known RS-12M Topol (SS-27) will be replaced by perspective Rubezh mobile missile system. It was revealed by Russian Ministry of Defense`s (MoD) press department.
|Russian ICBM RS-20A during firing test.|