The final test in the series this year, the 18th in a row, the latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile / IDB / "Bulava" is scheduled for December. It will be the volley: a new nuclear missile submarine "Yury Dolgoruky", passing missile system with state tests, shoot two missiles. About this Itar-Tass state commission for testing missile system.
"Start missiles will be carried out nuclear-powered ships from underwater position of the White Sea at the Kura test site in Kamchatka. His successful result will complete the program of state flight tests of the missile complex "Bulava", which will take it on board our Navy, "- said a source in the state commission. "We are talking both about the rocket and its silo launcher," — said the agency interlocutor.
"Two" Bulava ", as stipulated in the salvo launch, will start one after the other at intervals of a few seconds of a submarine submerged at a depth of a few tens of meters at its low speed turn.
Will fulfill all 16 mine launchers, with 14 of them, where there will be rockets produce so-called electronic trigger, fully simulate all the start-up operations, "- said the source.