A military expert, retired colonel Viktor Litovkin, in an interview with RT, spoke about the advantages of the Sarmat missile.
The expert said that the missile is unique and can carry from 10 to 16 warheads of various capacities, including several Avangard hypersonic units.
Litovkin added that “Sarmat” can fly to the target even through the South Pole, because the range is over 16 thousand kilometers
“She starts very fast and cannot be spotted and hit during the start. And then it is impossible to detect it, it flies at great speed, and each of its warheads has an individual trajectory, ”the expert shared.
He clarified that the missile is intended primarily to deter the enemy.
“One such missile can destroy half a continent. A potential adversary must understand that jokes are bad with Russia, ”concluded the interlocutor of RT.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the first heavy intercontinental ballistic missiles “Sarmat” will take up combat duty at the end of the year.