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Russia's cutting-edge nuclear missile tests failed, - U.S. media

Source : 112 Ukraine

All four test launches performed from November 2017 till February 2018 proved unsuccessful, CNBC research says
08:36, 23 May 2018

The National Interest

In spite of the statements of Russian leader Vladimir Putin about the 'unlimited range of modern Russian nuclear missile, all tests of the cutting-edge weapon failed. CNBC reported that referring to the U.S. government data.

'The cruise missile was tested four times between November and February, each resulting in a crash, according to sources who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity', the outlet wrote.

The U.S. military reconnaissance revealed that the longest flight took under two minutes, with the missile covering the distance of 22 miles, before it encountered a malfunction and lost control. The shortest flight took four seconds.   

Sarmat, the brand new inter-continental ballistic missile, has been developed since 2009; the active phase tests commenced in March 2018.

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