The developers first published the image of the Sarmat rocket
The image is accompanied by a short text: "In accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation" On the state defense order for 2010 and the planned period of 2012-2013. " JSC "GRTS Makeeva" instructed to begin the development of the ROC "Sarmat". In June, 2011 was signed a state contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for the development of the Sarmat design and development work. The prospective strategic missile system (SSCR) "Sarmat" is created in order to guarantee and effectively accomplish the tasks of nuclear deterrence by the strategic forces of Russia. General Designer V.G. Degtyar, chief designer Yu.A. Kaverin.
The two-stage 5 generation liquid-propellant rocket “Sarmat” should be replaced on the “Voevod” duty. It is reported that the new missile from its predecessors is distinguished by a "powerful missile defense system, a suborbital trajectory and hypersonic warheads."
As Jane's resource noted earlier, “warheads maneuvering at speed in 6 are invulnerable to air defense and missile defense systems, with their help, Russia will be able to deliver targeted strikes within local wars for the first time using non-nuclear warheads.”
In the classic version, “Sarmat” can carry 10-15 blocks, each with a power of 750.
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