“Sarmat” to replace “Voevoda” in 2018-2019


The development of liquid heavy intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat”, which in the future should replace  missile RS-20B “Voivoda” (on SS-18 “Satana”), is successful, serial deliveries will begin before 2020.

This was reported by “Interfax” citing Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov. “The launch of a series is planned until 2020, approximately serial deliveries will begin in 2018-2019,” the deputy minister said.

Borisov said that in 2015, the so-called missiles drop test will take place when it is dropped out of the mine after firing powder pressure accumulator and flies without hitting the target.


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