Russia launches four ballistic missiles from under surface of White Sea

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Read: 1127     19:06     23 May 2018    

Russian forces have launched four ballistic missiles from under the surface of the White Sea.


It is the most powerful weapons test from a single submarine since the Cold War and is the first time four missiles have been simultaneously launched from one vessel

According to the TASS news agency Russia's Project 955 Borei-class strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky has successfully test fired four Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles. 

They were designated targets at the Kura range in the Far Eastern Kamchatka region, the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet said on Tuesday, TASS reported.

The submarine Yuri Dolgoruky is the Project 955 Borey-class lead vessel. 

The underwater cruiser is armed with a set of Bulava sea-launched intercontinental ballistic missiles and also with torpedoes. 

The sub can be armed with cruise missiles, has a full displacement of 24,000 tonnes, is about 160 meters long and 13 meters wide.

The R-30 Bulava is a solid-propellant ballistic missile developed specially for Project 955 submarines. 

It can deliver 10 warheads of 150 kilotonnes each to a distance of 10,000 kilometers.

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Russia launches four ballistic missiles from under surface of White Sea

2018/05/1527071698.jpg
Read: 1128     19:06     23 May 2018    

Russian forces have launched four ballistic missiles from under the surface of the White Sea.


It is the most powerful weapons test from a single submarine since the Cold War and is the first time four missiles have been simultaneously launched from one vessel

According to the TASS news agency Russia's Project 955 Borei-class strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky has successfully test fired four Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles. 

They were designated targets at the Kura range in the Far Eastern Kamchatka region, the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet said on Tuesday, TASS reported.

The submarine Yuri Dolgoruky is the Project 955 Borey-class lead vessel. 

The underwater cruiser is armed with a set of Bulava sea-launched intercontinental ballistic missiles and also with torpedoes. 

The sub can be armed with cruise missiles, has a full displacement of 24,000 tonnes, is about 160 meters long and 13 meters wide.

The R-30 Bulava is a solid-propellant ballistic missile developed specially for Project 955 submarines. 

It can deliver 10 warheads of 150 kilotonnes each to a distance of 10,000 kilometers.

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