Test launch of Russia's new ballistic missile RS-26 due in March — source

A test launch of the new solid propellant inter-continental ballistic missile RS-26, based on the previous model RS-24 Yars has been scheduled for the middle of March, a source in the defence industry said.

A test launch of the new solid propellant inter-continental ballistic missile RS-26, based on the previous model RS-24 Yars has been scheduled for the middle of March, a source in the defence industry said.

"There are plans for launching the RS-26 toward the end of the quarter, some day in the middle of March," the source said.

First published by TASS.

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