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Offline Olaf

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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1720 on: 12/26/2017 11:03 AM »
http://tass.com/defense/983101
Russia tests perspective armament for Topol ICBM
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On December 26, 2017, a combat team of the Strategic Missile Force test-fired an RS-12M Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar state central combined arms training range in the Astrakhan Region,"
http://russianforces.org/blog/2017/12/launch_of_topol_from_kapustin_1.shtml
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On December 26, 2017 the Strategic Rocket Forces conducted a successful launch of a Topol/SS-25 missile from the Kapustin Yar test site. The test was used "to collect experimental data that will be used to develop advanced missile defense countermeasures."
Previous Topol launch from Kapustin Yar to Sary-Shagan took place in September 2017.
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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1721 on: 01/16/2018 06:45 AM »
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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1722 on: Today at 09:40 AM »
A NASA Terrier-Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket launched the Diffuse X-rays from the Local galaxy, or DXL, mission from the Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR) in Alaska, on 19 January 2018. The DXL investigation aims to study the sources of X-rays that hurtle towards Earth from elsewhere in the Milky Way galaxy.


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