Russia expects that the new "heavy" ICBM will be ready for deployment in 2018-2020, according to Sergei Karakayev, the commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces. This is the liquid-fuel ICBM that Russia is developing to deploy in silos. The 2018-2020 timeline is generally consistent with the previous estimates. The news in this announcement is that Karakayev officially confirmed the name of the program - Sarmat.