"Blue," was launched from the Barents Sea and hit a training target for the Kura test site in Kamchatka. "Start produced from a submerged position on the plan verify the reliability of the naval strategic nuclear forces. Missile warheads arrived to the site at the scheduled time, "- said the representative of the military.
The crew of the submarine when the combat training tasks showed great professionalism and training, highlighted by the Ministry of Defense.
RSM-54 "The blue» (SS-N-23 Skiff by NATO classification) was put into service in July 2007. This three-stage liquid ballistic missile submarines of the third generation is used to launch the D-9RMU2, which are equipped with the strategic submarine cruisers of Project 667 (BDRM) "Dolphin". Flight distance "Blue," — more than 10,000 kilometers.