A modernized missile of the Russian missile defense system has successfully passed tests in the Sary Chagan anti-ballistic missile test center in Kazakhstan, said Krasnaya Zvezda, the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
These are tests of a hypersonic anti-ballistic missile.
” We successfully conducted the test of a new missile of the modernized missile defense system, which was carried out during a test program ,” said Col. Andrey Prikhodko.
According to the Russian colonel, the tactical and technical characteristics of the new missile have been considerably improved compared to the characteristics of the weapons in service in Russia.
The missile defense system, one of the most important defense systems, is part of the anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense of the Russian armed forces and is designed to protect Moscow against air attacks.