On October 30, 2007 Russia conducted a successful test of an interceptor of the Moscow missile defense system. The test took place at 11:00 MSK (08:00 UTC) at the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. It was part of the system maintenance and the life extension program of the sort-range 53T6 interceptor of the system. Previous test of a 53T6 interceptor took place at Sary-Shagan earlier this month, on October 11, 2007.