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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to test-launch 6 ICBMs in 2020

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev said that five of those test-launches will be carried out from the Plesetsk cosmodrome

MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. The Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) plan to test-launch six intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in 2020, RVSN Commander Colonel-General Sergey Karakaev told the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper.

"Six test-launches of ICBMs are planned for 2020, including five from the Plesetsk cosmodrome," Karakaev said.

He reminded that in 2019, the RVSN carried out five test-launches of strategic missiles, including three from the Plesetsk cosmodrome and two from the Kapustin Yar training range.