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Russian Sub Test-fires ICBM

Russian Sub Test-fires ICBM June 28, 2017

Russian Navy has carried out a successful test-firing of Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile on Monday from Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine, the country's Ministry of Defence announced. "The Project 955 Borei-class underwater missile cruiser Yuri Dolgoruky has made a successful launch of a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the designated area of the Barents Sea towards the Kura practice range in Kamchatka. The launch was made from the submerged position in compliance with a combat training plan," the Ministry of Defence said.

Designed specifically for Project 955 submarines, Bulava missile has a range of up to 9 thousand 300 kilometers and can carry six warheads. 

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