Multipurpose nuclear submarine / submarine / «Severodvinsk» passing tests, the white sea, successfully completed the shooting of a new cruise missile for ground targets. This was said today ITAR-TASS source in the military-industrial complex of Russia.
«Headache multipurpose submarine» Severodvinsk » Project 885 / cipher «Ash» / under test in the waters of the White Sea from a surface position for the first time I launched the Marine supersonic cruise missile for ground targets. Running successfully performed, the goal struck «- said the agency interlocutor.
Basically Navy Headquarters confirmed this information. «Submarine» Severodvinsk » shot on sea landfill staff missile system «Calibre». Applets tests submarine provides for a series of missile launches from different positions on marine and land-based targets, «- said a source in the main fleet headquarters.
The first time the submarine «Severodvinsk» passing tests in white sea missile firing completed on November 7. Then she, too, fired from regular rocket complex «Calibre», but the launch of a new cruise missile was conducted from a submerged position on maritime targets. «The goal was successfully struck» — then said a source in the defense industry.
Another source in the Russian «defense industry» told Itar-Tass that the submarine 4th generation «Severodvinsk» Project 885 class «Ash» under test in the current year by the end of October held at sea for more than 100 days. In 2011, she was in the sea trials on about 120 days.