Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

23.05.2018 (10:09)

SSBN Yuriy Dolgorukiy successfully tests 4 Bulava missiles in salvo

On May 22, the Project 955 Borei-class strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgorukiy made a successful test salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic missiles from the designated area in the White Sea to targets at the Kura shooting range on the Kamchatka Peninsula within combat training.

The missiles were fired from a submerged position, successfully completing the mission.

The test confirmed combat readiness of the Project-955 Borei SSBN and the Bulava missile system.

It was the first-ever salvo fire from this type of submarines.

The SSBN crew demonstrated high professional skills in preparing for the test launch and in the process itself.

Information Activities Office of the Northern region (Severomorsk)
Navy , Northern Fleet , Submarine Forces
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