Submarine “Yuri Dolgoruky” for the first time fired a salvo launch four missiles “Bulava”
Moscow. May 22. INTERFAX.RU — Underwater cruiser of strategic appointment “Yury Dolgoruky” made a successful salvo launch four ballistic missile “Bulava” from the White sea to the Kura range on Kamchatka, have informed “Interfax” in the press service of the Russian Northern fleet on Tuesday.
“The shooting was done from a submerged position. Task start completed”, — is spoken in the message.
The military said that salvo firing so many missiles on submarines of this project was performed for the first time.
Representatives of the Northern fleet said that the launch is performed “in the framework of the planned activities of combat training”.
“Confirmed the tactical and technical characteristics and reliability of the missile submarine of strategic purpose of the project 955 “Borey” and a ship rocket complex “Bulava”, — said the representatives of the Northern fleet.
Missile submarine strategic purpose of the 4th generation “Yury Dolgoruky” — the head ship of project 955 “Borey”. Joined the fleet in 2012. The cruiser is armed with a complex of 16 ballistic missiles of sea basing “Bulava” and torpedo weapons.