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SS-27 Topol-M ICBM

Country of Origin: Russia


The SS-27 Topol-M (Poplar Tree) (Russian: RS-12M2) is an upgraded mobile version of the SS-25 Sickle (Russian: RS-12M Topol). It is a fifth-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) carrying a single re-entry vehicle (RV) and is comparable in performance to the U.S. Minuteman III ICBM. The Topol-M has been designated as the foundation of Russian strategic missile forces for the 21st century.

As is its predecessor, the SS-27 is a three-stage solid-propellant ICBM...

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