RT: Russia tests nuclear-tipped missile interceptor (VIDEO)
The Russian military has successfully tested a short-range ballistic missile interceptor designed to destroy incoming nuclear warheads with a nuclear explosion in the air. These missiles are used in Moscow’s anti-ballistic missile system.
The A-135 ABM system protects Russia’s capital and its surroundings from a possible nuclear missile attack. It consists of phased-array radar, a command center, and launchers that release two types of interceptor missiles, the long-range 51T6 and the short-range 53T6.
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Update #1: Russia Tests Interceptor Missile Aimed to Boost Air Defense Network (VIDEO) (Sputnik)
Update #2: Russia tests missile interceptor in Kazakhstan (TASS)
WNU Editor: A reminder that the Americans are not the only ones who are developing an anti-missile defense system.