Russian Strategic Missile Forces Get Unique Training Simulator for Yars ICBM. The RS-24 Yars (NATO reporting name SS-27 Mod 2) carries ICBMs with multiple independently targetable nuclear warheads and has a range of 6,800 miles.
The R-36 (Russian: Р-36) is a family of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and space launch vehicles designed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The original R-36 was produced under the Soviet industry designation 8K67 and was given the NATO reporting name SS-9 Scarp. It was able to carry three warheads and was the first Soviet MIRV (multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle) missile.
Close up view of LCC in LOR, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. Console lights, knob, and gauges indicate “Tactical” Ready Operational /Alert Condition. AVCO Mark 4 Mod 3 reentry vehicle mounted on Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5500 (42E) in the missile bay (LSB) contains OW-38 warhead. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)
4-14-2014 Russia’s military carried out a flight test of a new multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday amid growing tensions with the United States over the crisis in Ukraine. The SS-27