In the USA estimated power of the volley of the submarine “Yury Dolgoruky”
The total power of the explosion of the warheads in the launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile “Bulava” from the submarine “Yury Dolgoruky” is about 2400 kilotons, equivalent to 160 explosions in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima Japanese.
According to the head of the information project about nuclear weapons Federation of American scientists Hans Kristensen, four rockets were launched for 20 seconds and all 16 can be run for 1 minute.
“Four missiles can deliver a total of 24 warheads MIRV (multiple warheads with individual guidance units — ed.) with a total capacity of 2400 kilotons, equivalent to 160 “Hiroshima””, — he wrote in Twitter.
Holy cow ski! Video of Russian quadruple Bulava (SS-N-32) SLBM launch from Borei SSBN. https://t.co/ICJgfk0sD8 h/t @KomissarWhipla
4 launched in 20 seconds. All 16 could launch in ~1 minute.
4 SLBM can deliver total of 24 MIRV warheads with 2,400 kilotons = 160 Hiroshimas. pic.twitter.com/iFy585yfPg
— Hans Kristensen (@nukestrat) 23 may 2018
May 22, submarine Yury Dolgoruky successfully launched four Intercontinental ballistic missile “Bulava” during exercises in the White sea.