16 October 2012, 12:56

Russia’s space forces launch missile shield rocket

Russia’s space forces launch missile shield rocket

Russian Aerospace Defense forces have successfully launched a short-range missile as part of the country’s missile shield test, Space Forces spokesman Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin told reporters Tuesday.

He said a missile crew of the Sary-Shagan test site together with space forces and some defense industry representatives successfully conducted a launch of a short-range anti-missile rocket at 12.01 a.m. Moscow time.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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