A Russian missile tore apart a silo during a test launch. Video

The silo was destroyed by a launched Russian missile.

A few hours ago, during a test launch of the latest Russian missile, the latter, under unknown circumstances, seriously destroyed the launch shaft, as evidenced by the corresponding video frames and data from a number of sources. Judging by the rather large fragments that flew out of the mine a moment before the missile had time to leave it, the launch complex is temporarily unsuitable for testing.

On the presented video frames, you can see that we are talking about large elements of the interior decoration of the mine. According to experts, these are pieces of a reinforced concrete structure that simply could not withstand the operation of the rocket engines and the shock wave, while there was a very serious risk of the mine itself collapsing and, as a consequence, of a big explosion.

At the moment, it is known that as a result of the launch, no one was hurt - all the military who were present at the tests were in a special shelter, and the launch at the same time turned out to be quite successful, although now the further operation of the launch complex is under a very big question, at least until assessing mine damage.

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