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According to a Russian Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) spokesman,  a  second test launch of  the new RS-24 ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile with multiple warheads. The missile successfully hit a designated target on the Kura test range on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

"The RS-24 ICBM equipped with a multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) warhead was fired at 4.10 p.m. Moscow time (1.10 p.m. GMT) from the Plesetsk space centre" - SMF spokesman.

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Yuri Solomonov speaks after the test of a RS-24 missile on May 29, 2007.



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The RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile is a modified version of the Topol-M missile.
According to the Russia Strategic Rocket Forces the launch took place at 14:20 local time from a from a mobile carrier at the Plesetsk test site with the missile landing successfully at the Kura test site in Kamchatka.

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Russia has test-launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile, Russian military officials say.
The launch took place at the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia at 1420 (1020 GMT) on Tuesday.
The missile, called RS-24, can be armed with up to 10 warheads and was designed to evade missile defence systems, the Russian defence ministry says.

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