Test launch Liner ended successfully

In Russia, on Thursday made a successful test launch modern sea-based strategic missile "Liner"A nuclear-powered submarine of the Northern Fleet," Tula ", said the official dealer of the Defense Ministry, Colonel Igor Konashenkov.

"The launch of" Liner "was produced with the nuclear submarine" Tula "from the Barents Sea at the Kura test site in Kamchatka. Launch was in normal mode. At the time appointed head of the rocket have gained this region "- said Konashenkov.

According to him, rocket "Liner" has similar flying characteristics with BR sea-based "Blue", a large range and has better systems to overcome the boundaries of anti-missile defense (NMD).

"The successful missile firing at the Kura test site in Kamchatka in the testing of ballistic missile" Liner "made a crew of Captain 1st Rank Arcadia Navarre" — said I.Konashenkov.

Earlier Municipal Rocket Center (SRC, Miass, Chelyabinsk region) Makeyev said that the sea-based strategic missile "Liner", which began flight tests successful launch on May 20 of this year, can carry 9 to 12 warheads low power, which exceeds military equipment missile "Bulava".

"Rocket "Liner" can be armed with a 1.5 — 2 times a huge number of warheads small class power than the missile "Bulava".

Missile "Bulava" can be equipped with only six warheads small class power.

The report SRC Makeyev also noted that the missile "Liner" can be armed with a complete set of mixed martial blocks of different power classes.

Rocket Liner "by energomassovomu perfection (the ratio of mass battle Load rocket to its launch weight reduced to a range of flight — Interfax-AVN) is superior to all modern solid-fuel strategic missiles Britain, China, Russia, USA and France. And in combat equipment (four blocks of middle-class power) — not inferior chetyrehblochnomu (in the criteria of the START-3) South American "Trident-2", stressed in a press release.

The report said that due to missile systems, "Blue" and "Liner"Development of SRC Makeyev provided a real possibility of a north-western group of submarines 667BDRM for 35-40 years, in other words until 2025-2030.

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