• "Mace" in October will launch the "Yuri Dolgoruky"

  • Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) "Mace" in October 2014 will launch a strategic nuclear submarine "Yuri Dolgoruky" project 955 "Borey". It is reported ITAR-TASS citing a source in the General staff of the Russian Navy.

    In addition, the General staff said that, probably in November, plans to hold the third launch missiles from the submarine "Alexander Nevsky". "This submarine, according to previous plans, was to shoot "Mace" in September, but instead launch fulfilled passing state tests third Northwind "Vladimir Monomakh" - said the source. However, the military does not deny that plans can change.

    On Wednesday, the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Viktor Chirkov said that in the fall there will be two more start-up "Clubs" with two strategic submarines of project Northwind. On the same day submarine Vladimir Monomakh made a successful launch of ICBM "Mace" from the White sea to the Kura test site in Kamchatka.

    Intercontinental ballistic missile R-30 Bulava" in the missile complex D-30 should be the main armament missile submarines strategic purpose of the project 955 "Borey". To date produced more than 20 test launches of missiles. Ten of them to be successful, four - partially successful, the rest of the launch failed due to technical failures.

    http://lenta.ru

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