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Bulava Missile Successfully Launched From Sub In White Sea

June 29 2011


The Russian navy has successfully launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from a Borei-class submarine for the first time, reports Interfax-AVN.

The missile was fired Tuesday from the Yury Dolgoruky sub, which was submerged in the White Sea and delivered its warhead to the target in the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East, said a Defense Ministry spokesman.

Five Bulava test-firings are planned for this year. They could lead to service entry...

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