Test launch of SLBM Mace considered successful

Produced now test-fired an SLBM "Mace" considered successful, said a spokesman of the press service of the Defense Ministry and disk imaging.

According to him, "the launch of an SLBM" Mace "was produced on board the SSBN" Dmitry Donskoy ", which was in the area of snow-white sea on the Kura test site in Kamchatka."

Running is produced from a submerged position in the municipal programs from flight tests of the complex. Characteristics of the trajectory of a missile worked normally. Warheads successfully arrived at the Kura test site.

Present start became the 13th in a row a test firing an SLBM "Mace". Of the 12 previous launches of rockets only 5 were found to be successful.

This year, plans produce three starts SLBM "Bulava", two of which — with the board SSBN "Dmitry Donskoy". Third start will be made with the support of this board staff guns — SSBN "Yury Dolgoruky".

Headache SSBN Project 955 "Borey" "Yury Dolgoruky" will be armed with 12 SLBM "Mace", and 6 torpedo tubes.

At the moment, "Sevmash" in various stages of readiness are two SSBN Project 955A "Northwind", "Alexander Nevsky" and "Vladimir Monomakh", which may be located more SLBM "Mace".

On the "Sevmash" began as preparation for the construction of the fourth SSBN "St. Nicholas" "Borey" project. This boat will be built in the newest versions — 955U. On the subs are new technical solutions, the details of which were not disclosed.

It is planned to build 8 subs "Borey" project.

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