The Air and Space Defense Forces conducted a successful test of the new interceptor of the Moscow missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan test site. According to a VKS representative, "after a series of tests the interceptor fully confirmed technical characteristics of the interceptor" (he also said that it was a joint launch crew, VKS and the Strategic Rocket Forces). The test appears to have taken place on 26 April 2021.

Previous test of the interceptor took place in November 2020.