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RS-26 Rubezh

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RS-26 Rubezh

RS-26 Rubezh
Type Intercontinental ballistic missile
Place of origin Russia
Service history
Used by Russian Strategic Missile Troops
Weight 20 < 50 Ton for missile
Length 12 19 to 30 m
Warhead MIRVs with various numbers types yield, single to up to 12 or 16 MARV, HGV other, yield 100 kt to < 900 Kt (up to 8 can be each <5Mt or single >25mt warhead)

Engine Solid-fueled (last stage or warhead block can have liquid)
Propellant solid , third or fourth (warhead block) can be liquid
within 6000 Km to max 12600 Km
Speed over Mach 20 (24,500 km/h; 15,220 mph; 6.806 km/s)
Inertial with Glonass
Road-mobile TEL

The RS-26 Rubezh РС-26 Рубеж (also known or within the programs Avangard Авангард) SS-29? , is a Russian solid-fueled, MIRV-equipped (or MARV maneuverable re-entry vehicles to bypass Anti Ballistic Missiles or Hypersonic Prompt Global Strike-type weapons), thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile[1] with reported hypersonic warheads[2] in advanced stages of development as of early 2015, based on the previous RS-24 Yars. After an initial failure in 2011, it was first test-launched successfully from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on May 26, 2012,[3][4] hitting its target at the Kura Range 6,000 km away minutes later. Further successful tests were performed from Kapustin Yar to Sary Shagan on October 24, 2012,[5][6] and June 6, 2013.[7] According to the commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Karakayev, the RS-26 Rubezh is expected to become operational in 2016.[8]

See also


  1. ^ "RS-26 Rubezh / Avangard - Road Mobile ICBM". Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Russia's hypersonic trump card edges closer to reality". 23 Oct 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Russia tests secret missile after Nato shield launched". BBC. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Russia tests prototype of a new ICBM". 23 May 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Russia to create new missiles to compete with U.S.". Missile Threat. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "New ICBM tested in Kapustin Yar". 24 Oct 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Russia continues tests of new ICBM, named Rubezh". 6 Jun 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Russia's New Ballistic Missile Can Become Operational in 2016". 29 Dec 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
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