The RT-2PM2 Topol-M (Russian: -22 -, NATO reporting name: SS-27 'Sickle B'other designations: SS-27 Mod 1RS-12M1, RS-12M2, formerly incorrectly RT-2UTTKh)is one of the most recent intercontinental ballistic missiles to be deployed by Russia (see RS-24), and the first to be developed after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It was developed from the RT-2PM Topol mobile intercontinental ballistic missile. In its Russian designation stands for ' ', raketa tverdotoplivnaya ('solid fuel rocket'), while for ' - ,' uluchshenniye taktiko-tekhnicheskie kharakteristiki ('improved tactical and technical characteristics'). 'Topol' () in Russian means 'white poplar'. It is designed and produced exclusively by the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology, and built at the Votkinsk Machine Building Plant.