Russia Has Successfully Tested A New Submarine Based Bulava Intercontinental Missile


Russia’s second Borey-class nuclear submarine test-fired a strategic Bulava intercontinental missile. The night blast-off from a submerged boat was the first successful SLBM launch for the Aleksandr Nevsky.

The K-550 Aleksandr Nevsky is the second Borey-class submarine, the new generation of boats carrying Bulava nuclear missiles. It has undergone modifications based on trials of the head submarine of the class, the Yury Dolgoruky, so its capability to fire the designated weapon is of paramount interest to the Russian Navy.


Bilava launched at night

The missile was fired from a submerged submarine on Saturday morning from the Barents Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported. The missile’s warheads reached the Kura test range in Kamchatka in the Far East.

Aleksandr Nevsky performed one unsuccessful Bulava launch during sea trials in 2013, three months before entering service. At the time, the rocket’s second stage malfunctioned.

Saturday’s launch was novel in another regard as well. The submarine was armed with a full set of 16 Bulava missiles, unlike previous launches, where only one or two SLBMs were on board.


Borey-class nuclear sub

The pervious test-fire of a Bulava missile by the Russian Navy was in late October from the Yury Dolgoruky. A total of 21 Bulava launches, including 8 failures, have been conducted so far.

The missile is capable of delivering up to 10 individually targeted maneuvering nuclear warheads to a distance of up to 8,000 kilometers, or a lighter payload up to 11,000 kilometers. Paired with Borey-class submarines, it is to remain the backbone of the naval component of Russia’s nuclear deterrent until at least 2040.

RT

Comments

  1. We offer fresh cut bank instrument for lease/sale, such as BG, SBLC, MTN, Bank Bonds, Bank Draft, T strips and other. Leased Instruments can be obtained at minimal expense to the borrower compared to other banking options and we also discount/monetize BG's.
    This offer is open to both individuals and corporate bodies.
    If in need of our services, contact me for detail information.
    Thank you,
    Mr.Joe
    email:jduane076@gmail.com
    Joeduane@consultant.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi there! I know this is kinda off topic nevertheless I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing a blog article or vice-versa? My website discusses a lot of the same subjects as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other. If you might be interested feel free to send me an e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you! Superb blog by the way!
    Birbirinden güzel ve hoş kızların bulunduğu sitemiz siz elit beylerin arayışlarına çözüm olacak gibi duruyor. Böyle güzel sitelerin bizlere sağladı olanaklar için teşekkür ediyoruz. Sonuçta bize link veriyorlar. Bizde sizlerin nezdinizde bu siteye teşekkür ederiz.
    Ankara Escort
    Ankara Escort
    Çankaya Escort
    izmir Escort
    eskişehir Escort

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ankara Escort
    İstanbul Escort
    Eryaman Escort
    Kuşadası Escort
    Ankara Escort
    ankara rus escort
    antalya escort
    bodrum escort
    fethiye escort
    izmit escort
    Siz beylerin yatağınızda yalnız geçirdiğiniz zamanlarda sizlere eşlik edecek ve hayatınızın tadını sizlere tattıracak güzeller ile bol şanşlar.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment