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Russian Tests Anti-Ballistic Missile Interceptor

On November 26, Russia’s Ministry of Defence announced it had conducted a successful test launch of its A-135 anti-ballistic missile (ABM) interceptor. The launch took place at Kazakhstan’s Sary Shagan test range. The A-135 system entered service in the 1990s to replace the Soviet-era A-35 anti-missile system, and is designed to intercept an ICBM strike...

Russia Tests Upgraded A-135 ABM System

On April 2, Russia’s Ministry of Defense announced a test of its upgraded A-135 anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system. The test reportedly took place at the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. Major General Andrei Prikhodko, deputy commander of the Russian Air Force’s air and missile defense task force, told reporters that the system “successfully accomplished the...