The RF Ministry of defense conducted a successful test of the “Bulava”
Moscow. June 26. INTERFAX.RU Missile submarine strategic purpose of the project 955 “Borey” “Yury Dolgoruky” made a successful launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) “Bulava” from a designated area in the Barents sea by polygon “Kura” in Kamchatka, informs defense Ministry.
“According to confirmed objective control, military units, the Bank has completed the whole cycle of the flight program and successfully hit the targets set on the ground”, — stated in the message, received by “Interfax” on Monday.
It is clarified that the submarine of the Northern fleet has completed a missile launch from an underwater position in accordance with the plan of combat training. “The parameters of the trajectory of ICBMs “Bulava” worked in a regular mode”, — stated in a press release.
R30 3М30 “Bulava” (RSM-56 for use in international treaties, SS-NX-30 — according to NATO classification) — the newest Russian three-stage solid propellant missile is designed to equip promising nuclear-powered strategic missile project “Borey”.
The missile is capable of carrying several hypersonic nuclear blocks of individual guidance. “Bulava” will form the basis of perspective grouping of Strategic nuclear forces of Russia before 2040-2045 years.