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Putin-New ICBM Provides Food For Thought For Those Threatening Russia


Comments emerging on wires from President Vladimir Putin speaking of new missile system

  • "Russia test launches new intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat — IFX, citing defense ministry
  • "Putin says new Sarmat missile will provide food for thought for those who try to threaten Russia" — Interfax
  • Putin says that the missile 'has no international analogues'.
  • A successful test of a new ICBM will come of notable concern to the West. Already fears about greater Russian use of hypersonic missiles (very difficult for defence systems to track) or even a tactical nuclear strike, with new ICBM technology (if proved to be effective) raising the stakes further.

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