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Roscosmos Enterprise and Russian Defense Ministry Sign Contract for Supply of Latest Sarmat Missiles

By Doug Messier
Parabolic Arc
August 24, 2022
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JSC Makeyev Design Bureau CEO Vladimir Degtyar and Deputy Minister of Defense Alexei Krivoruchko at the signing of a contract for production of Sarmat ballistic missiles. (Credit: Roscosmos)

MOSCOW (Roscosmos PR) — The Ministry of Defense of Russia and the JSC Makeyev Design Bureau (part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) signed a contract for the supply of the latest Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missiles at the Army-2022 International Military-Technical Forum.

On the part of the Russian defense department, the contract was signed by the Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia Alexei Krivoruchko, and on the part of the Makeyev Design Bureau, CEO Vladimir Degtyar.

At present, the Makeev SRC, together with cooperation enterprises, is completing work on the creation of the Sarmat strategic missile system.

The Sarmat missile is a unique weapon that has characteristics that allow it to carry a wide variety of warheads of various capacities and for various purposes. The first flight design tests of the Sarmat ICBM took place on April 20, 2022. This date has become an important milestone in the rearmament of the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces.