Russia to launch six ICBMs

In 2020, Strategic Missile Forces plan to conduct six launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles, five of them from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Defense Ministry reported.

In 2019, five strategic missile launches were carried out, three launches from Plesetsk State Cosmodrome and two from Kapustin Yar Test Site.

In 2019, at the Kapustin Yar training ground, the modernization of the training ground complex was completed to ensure the testing of missiles. In the framework of this work, the training ground was not only completely re-equipped with modern measuring instruments, but also a test information and measurement system was created that could provide real-time reporting and reference and analytical information on the prelaunch progress and missile flight to the Strategic Missile Forces Central Command Post.

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