10/24/2020

Russia first Avanguard supersonic missile system series of tests

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Russia first Avanguard supersonic missile system series of tests .

The Avangard is a Russian hypersonic glide vehicle that can be carried as a MIRV payload by the UR-100UTTKh, R-36M2 and RS-28 Sarmat heavy ICBMs. It can deliver both nuclear and conventional payloads.
Maximum speed: Mach 20-27
Launch platform: ICBM
Designer: Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology
Blast yield: 0.8 – 2 Mt
In service: 27 December 2019
Used by: Russia
Mass: ~2 tonnes (4,400 lb)

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