MOSCOW, March 31. /TASS/. The final test launch of Russia's solid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile RS-26 in mid-March was successful, a senior official at the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology told TASS on Tuesday.
"Yes, the launch was successful," said Vladimir Georgiyevsky, an assistant of the general constructor.
The RS-26 Rubezh missile based on the previous RS24 Yars is expected to be put on combat dutiy in 2015.
A source at the Russian General Staff told TASS earlier that the first missile would be deployed at the Irkutsk missile division in Siberia.