USA (bbabo.net), - The RS-28 "Sarmat" ground-based silo-based missile system has been put into mass production, after it is put on combat duty, Russia's nuclear potential will be completely updated. This was announced today, November 29, by military expert Alexei Leonkov, Pravda.Ru reports.
“The RS-28 Sarmat is replacing the Voevoda, which is now on combat duty and whose term is starting to expire. The Sarmat is a heavy missile, weighing more than 200 tons. It is capable of throwing more than 10 tons of payload over a distance of 18,000 kilometers, ”Leonkov explained.
According to the expert, the West has nothing to oppose "Sarmat" either in the short term or in the medium term. Moreover, the Sarmat ICBM can fly from a direction where no one is waiting for it.
As bbabo.net reported, the first launch of the Sarmat was made on April 20, 2022 at the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region.