Russia has unveiled terrified image of the largest ever nuclear missile ‘RS-28 Sarmat missile’ capable of destroying area size of UK and France.
The image which was revealed online by the chief designer form the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau, was posted alongside a message saying:
‘In accordance with the Decree of the Russian Government ‘On the State Defense Order for 2010 and the planning period 2012-2013’, JSC, SRC Makeyev instructed to begin the development of OCD Samat. In June 2011, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation signed a state contract for OCD *Samat*.
Prospective strategic missile systems (RKSN) Samat is created in order to secure and effective nuclear deterrent tasks of Russia’s strategic forces.’
According to report, the RS-289 Sarmat missle dubbed as ‘Satan 2super –nuke’ byNato, has a top speed of 4.3 miles (7km) per second and has been designed to outfox anti-missile shield systems. The new Sarmat missile could probably deliver warheads of 40 megatons – 2,000 times as powerful as the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.