Nuclear submarine "Yury Dolgoruky" on Friday completed the last in this year's salvo launch of two missiles "Mace" from the White Sea, the official said the Defense Ministry, Colonel Igor Konashenkov.
"The launch took place from a submerged position in the White Sea on the Kura test site in Kamchatka. Flight of the missiles was in normal mode, the fighting units arrived on the ground at a set time, which was documented by means of objective control, "- said Konashenkov, RIA" Novosti ".
According to him, has become a feature of the start-up testing of burst firing two missiles on board full-time media — brain rocket (APC "Yury Dolgoruky") of the fourth generation of the "Northwind".
APC crew under the command of Captain First Rank Vladimir width for the fourth time in six months successfully conducted test launches of intercontinental ballistic missile "Bulava", traditionally demonstrate excellent military training, the representative of the Ministry of Defense.
Tests intercontinental sea-based ballistic missile "Bulava" began in 2004. 11 of 18 starts to be successful. The most successful was in 2011. All four launch was successful and they were made from the board, "Yury Dolgoruky".
Before this, all launches were made from aboard a specially upgraded for this project heavy missile submarine strategic "Dmitry Donskoy" (project 941 PA "Shark").
The Ministry of Defense has repeatedly stated that it is the positive results of multiple-launch start-up will be crucial for adopting the "Yury Dolgoruky" with "Bulava". According to the standard procedure for flight tests of missiles salvo launch is crucial and final.