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MOSCOW, October 19 (Itar-Tass) — A joint unit of Barnaul-based Missile Strategic Purpose troops ( RVSN) and air and space defense troops have made a successful launching of an intercontinental ballistic missile"RC-12M Topol" from Russia's northern cosmodrome in Plesetsk at 1.12 pm Moscow time Friday, RVSN spokesman Colonel Vadim Koval told Itar-Tass.
The missile carried a dummy warhead which hit the assigned target on the Kura test site on Kamchatka with a high degree of precision, Colonel Koval said.
The aim of the missile launching was to confirm stability of the main technical parameters of the missile within its design service life extended to 24 years and assess a possibility for further lengthening of its service life to 25 years, the spokesman said.