A 31-year-old Russian RS-18 intercontine
August 9, 2016

A 31-year-old Russian RS-18 intercontine

A 31-year-old Russian RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile known by its NATO codename Stiletto launches from the Baikonur space base in Kazakhstan on October 22, 2008. “The launch was carried out in accordance with a programme to prolong the lifetime of the RS-18 strategic missiles,” Alexander Vovk, a spokesman for strategic missile forces, was quoted as saying by Interfax. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)