Final tests Bulava will hold in 2012

According to the agency "Interfax", the tests of the new sea-based ballistic missile R-30, which is more commonly known as the "Bulava" will last 2012 year.

It was assumed that the next start promising missiles as part of the test will be carried out 28 or 29 November 2011, but Anatoly Serdyukov, the head of the Defense Ministry, said that the start may not take place. A prerequisite for cancellation of the launch were the adverse weather conditions in the Snow White Sea.

Recall that the next launch of the BR "Mace" had to be a volley. With the submarine "Yury Dolgoruky" had to put 2 missiles at once.

On today carried out 17 launches of ballistic missile "Bulava", but only 10 were found to be successful. Last test held on October 28 2011. Transferred to 2012 g start decisive. According to the results of the Defense Ministry will accept the decision whether to rocket officially adopted.

BR sea-based P-30 "Bulava" — the main armament of strategic nuclear submarines "Borei" (Project 955). Together they will form the basis of the sea component of Russia's nuclear shield to 2040-2045.

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