TITLE

Development of new ICBM by Russia is response to U.S. missile shield plans - expert

AUTHOR(S)
Interfax
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Russia & FSU General News;5/23/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
MOSCOW. May 23 (Interfax-AVN) - The development of a new intercontinental ballistic missile, a prototype of which was successfully test-fired from the Plesetsk space center in the Arkhangelsk region on May 23, is Russia's response to the deployment of the U.S. missile defense system, says Col. Gen. Viktor Yesin, a former chief of staff of the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN).
ACCESSION #
75903254

 

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