[FPSPACE] Military launch from Kapustin Yar
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Mon Apr 24 09:51:35 EDT 2006
Apr 24 2006 3:12PM
Putin hears details of successful ballistic missile test launch
MOSCOW. April 24 (Interfax) - President Vladimir Putin asked Defense
Minister Sergei Ivanov to thank the personnel who tested a new combat
missile system on April 22, after Ivanov provided details of the test launch
A K65M-R ballistic missile was successfully test launched from Kapustin Yar
in Astrakhan region on April 22.
Ivanov informed Putin at the president's meeting with the Cabinet, that the
first test launch of the new missile, to be supplied to the armed forces in
2008, was a success.
"The test launch inspires the hope and confidence that all of the
prospective systems to go to the armed forces from the end of 2006 will be
fitted with these missiles," Deputy Prime Minister Ivanov said.
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