Russia tests new intercontinental ballistic missile to ‘present food for thought for our enemies’ 

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Russia tests new intercontinental ballistic missile – as Putin warns the new Sarmat weapon ‘will present food for thought for our enemies’

  • The first check launch was carried out from the Plesetsk spaceport in Russia at present
  • The missile is named Satan-2 within the West and is Putin’s strongest weapon
  • It efficiently hit targets within the Russian far east in at present’s launch, Putin stated 

By Jack Newman For Mailonline

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Russia has check launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile, its Defence Ministry introduced at present.

Vladimir Putin stated the unrivaled Sarmat missile will present ‘food for thought for those that attempt to threaten Russia’ and can make enemies ‘assume twice’.

The first launch of the missile was carried out at present on the Plesetsk spaceport in northern Russia.

Russia has check launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile, its Defence Ministry introduced at present

Vladimir Putin stated the unrivaled Sarmat missile will present ‘food for thought for those that attempt to threaten Russia’

Putin was proven on TV being briefed by the navy that the missile had been launched from the nation’s northwest and hit targets within the Kamchatka peninsula within the far east. 

He instructed the military: ‘I congratulate you on the profitable launch of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile. 

‘This actually distinctive weapon will strengthen the fight potential of our armed forces, reliably make sure the safety of Russia from exterior threats and make those that, within the warmth of aggressive rhetoric, attempt to threaten our nation, assume twice.

‘The new advanced has the very best tactical and technical traits and is able to overcoming all fashionable technique of anti-missile defence. It has no analogues on the planet and will not have for a very long time to come.

‘This actually distinctive weapon will strengthen the fight potential of our armed forces, reliably guarantee Russia’s safety from exterior threats and supply food for thought for those that, within the warmth of frenzied aggressive rhetoric, attempt to threaten our nation.’

Putin was proven on TV being briefed by the navy that the missile had been launched from the nation’s northwest (pictured at present)

The Sarmat is a new heavy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile which Russia is predicted to deploy with 10 or extra warheads on every missile

The Sarmat is a new heavy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile which Russia is predicted to deploy with 10 or extra warheads on every missile, in accordance to the U.S. Congressional Research Service.

It has been below growth for years and so its test-launch isn’t a shock for the West, nevertheless it comes at a second of utmost geopolitical pressure due to Russia’s warfare in Ukraine.

Russian state media added: ‘Sarmat is probably the most highly effective missile with the longest vary of destruction of targets on the planet, which can considerably improve the fight energy of our nation’s strategic nuclear forces.’

The missile, identified within the West as Satan-2 – is believed to be the largest beast in Russia’s nuclear arsenal.

The weapon is estimated to have an 11,000-mile vary, carrying a 10-tonne payload.

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