Russia tests new ballistic missile Putin says will ‘ensure security from external threats’

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Russia tests new ballistic missile Putin says will ‘ensure security from external threats’

Ukraine war

Russia tests nuclear-capable Sarmat missile that Putin says will make foes ‘think twice’

  • The ICBM – dubbed ‘Satan 2’ by analysts – is among Moscow’s next-generation arms, which include the Kinzhal hypersonic weapons recently used in Ukraine
  • The Sarmat weighs over 200 tonnes, can transport multiple warheads, and is designed to elude anti-missile defence systems with a short initial boost phase

Russia tests new ballistic missile Putin says will ‘ensure security from external threats’

01:17

Russia tests new ballistic missile Putin says will ‘ensure security from external threats’

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