Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

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Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile launch detection system, capable of detecting launches of existing and future missilesRussia: According to an announcement made by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Russia is planning to a create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles.

"The creation of an integrated space system is one of the key directions in which Russian nuclear deterrent forces will be developed. As a result, we will be able to detect sea and ground launches of various types of ballistic missiles, including prototypes," said Shoigu. According to Shoigu, the system will replace Soviet-made ballistic missile early warning systems.

The integrated space system will comprise next-generation space vehicles and modernised space centers that would ensure control over the satellites and allow for automatic information processing.

Source: Ria Ru