Media learned about the lack of missile Bulava

The Ministry of Defence has spent the entire ammunition intercontinental sea-based ballistic missiles R-30 "Bulava" needed for the tests of nuclear submarines of Project 955 "Boreas. "It is reported by" Interfax "referring to a source in the military-industrial complex.

According to the source agency, the next launch of the "Bulava" is required for the adoption by the armament the first submarine of project 955 "Yury Dolgoruky". Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov, in turn, said that the start "Bulava" on board the "Yury Dolgoruky" is planned. Neighbor launch, according to him, will take on board the second submarine of "Alexander Nevsky," which will be on armament in 2013.

As explained by the source of "Interfax", for future test launches "Mace" in all probability, have to use missiles "among mass-made and crafted to arm 'Boreas'." "But the decision on the matter has not been made," — said a source in the defense industry.

Rocket P-30 "Mace"Developed in 1998 and to the true time was 18 test launches. Official tests missiles ended December 23, 2011. Planned that rocket will rise by the Navy at once with the "Yury Dolgoruky" until 29 July 2012. But these dates were postponed due to the need to further test the weapon system.

Any submarine of project 955 "Borey" can carry up to 16 missiles "Mace. "Acts of rocket range exceeds 10,000 km. Head portion of each missile has 6 warheads capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. Price of one missile is seeking billion.

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