Russia to test new Satan 2 ballistic missile that could obliterate 'area the size of UK or Texas'

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Posted by The King Slayer 2018 years ago in News
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Russia is set to test its biggest ever nuclear missile which is powerful enough to destroy the whole of the UK, Texas or France with a single strike. The so-called Satan 2 intercontinental ballistic missile could deliver about a dozen nuclear warheads of 40 megatons - 2,000 times as powerful as the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. President Vladimir Putin's Defence Ministry plans to test two RS-28 Sarmat super nukes at the remote Plesetsk Cosmodrome before the end of the year, it was reported. The 100-tonne weapons - which could enter service as early as 2019 - will make the bombs dropped on Japan look like “popguns”, experts have said. Russia claims the missiles can "beat any defences" as it seeks to replace its arsenal of SS-18 Satan weapons.

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