On November 1, 2014, 9:20 MSK (6:20 UTC) the Strategic Rocket Forces performed a successful test launch of a silo-based Topol-M missile from the Plesetsk test site. The missile warhead successfully reached its target at the Kura site in Kamchatka.

Topol-M is technically considered a new missile, but the first missiles of this type were deployed in 1997, so most missiles are already close to their initially set service lives. The test was supposed to confirm that there are no problems with the rocket motors. If the service life of Topol-M was extended after the test, the Rocket Forces did not report it.

A close-up video of the launch: