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Russia Conducts SS-19 ICBM Test
Russia yesterday conducted a successful test of its SS-19 ICBM to determine if the missile’s service life can be extended, the Associated Press reported (see GSN, June 29).
The test was conducted from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and the missile hit a target in the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to AP. It was the fifth out of 10 launches planned this year by the Strategic Missile Forces.
The SS-19 has been in service for 27 years, AP reported (Associated Press/Sydney Morning Herald, Aug. 12).
Sept. 27, 2013
A fact sheet on current and projected costs of maintaining the U.S. nuclear deterrent, produced by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
July 18, 2013
The submarine proliferation resource collection is designed to highlight global trends in the sale and acquisition of diesel- and nuclear-powered submarines. It is structured on a country-by-country basis, with each country profile consisting of information on capabilities, imports and exports.
This article provides an overview of Russia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.