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  • 19 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Coming two test launches of Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava will be carried out by SSBN Yury Dolgoruky on Oct 20 and 22, reports 3P (Polemos, Pater, Panton) of French Institute of International Relations and Strategies (Insitut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques). Russian defense ministry has not confirmed the information of the French […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Last in 2011 test launch of the newest submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava will be conducted in salvo in the current month, reported RIA Novosti on Nov 16 referring to a top-ranking source in defense industry. “The coming test will be conducted by SSBN Yury Dolgoruky in salvo, i.e. at least two missiles will […]

  • 5 June 2011
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

      Fifteenth (first in 2011) test launch of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava for the first time will be carried out by its standard carrier – newest Project 955 nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky, said official spokesman for Russian defense ministry Col. Igor Konashenkov. Seven out of 14 earlier performed launches were successful. […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    In Oct-Nov 2012, Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky will conduct two launches of ballistic missile R-30 Bulava, reported RIA Novosti on March 29 referring to a spokesman for United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). According to him, Alexander Nevsky is supposed to complete all sea trials by the coming fall and join […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered submarine SSBN Yury Dolgoruky will carry out salvo launch of ballistic missile SLBM Bulava in Dec 2011, reports ITAR-TASS referring to a source in state trial commission. The submarine will launch two missiles from underwater position in the White Sea against the Kura Range, Kamchatka. If that launch turns out […]

  • 25 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky on Friday Dec 23 carried out last in 2011 test salvo launch of two SLBM Bulava missiles from the White Sea, reports RIA Novosti referring to spokesman for Russian defense ministry Col Igor Konashenkov. “The salvo launch was performed from underwater position in the White Sea against […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Seventeenth test of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) R-30 Bulava is scheduled in the first half of Oct 2011, reports Interfax referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. Expectedly, it would be a salvo launch. Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky will launch two missiles at a short interval. […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Industry news

    Submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) R-30 Bulava will be commissioned into Russian Navy in Oct 2012, reports RIA Novosti citing defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. According to him, the missile’s flight development tests have been successfully finished. As is expected, newest Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered strategic submarines would join Russian Navy alongside with Bulava. The latest launch […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Industry news

    Several test launches of ballistic missile Bulava will be conducted in the summer of 2012, reports RIA Novosti referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. All launches including a salvo one will be held under the missile commissioning program. Bulava missiles will be launched by Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered submarine Yury Dolgoruky. Meanwhile, […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Training & Education

      State commission analyzing development tests of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava will determine date of the coming launch in the next few days; it will decide whether the test launch are held in 2011 or 2012, reports RIA Novosti on Dec 15 referring to a spokesman for Russian defense ministry. He said the information […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava will be commissioned into Russian Navy in the current year, said Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin. “Maritime nuclear system consisting of Project 955 strategic submarine and Bulava missile system will join Russian Navy in this year”, said Rogozin addressing the parliamentary session, reports Interfax. He mentioned difficulties emerged during the […]

  • 5 September 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Submarine-launched ballistic missile system ( SLBM ) Bulava would be possibly commissioned in 2012, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov at the press conference held on Sept 1. It was previously reported that Bulava would be put in service along with its platform – SSBN Yury Dolgoruky – in the current year. “There are […]

  • 27 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Salvo launch of two ballistic missiles Bulava will be launched by SSBN Yury Dolgoruky in Nov 2011 as was initially scheduled, reports RIA Novosti referring to a high-ranking official from Russian Navy HQ. Earlier on, some media agencies reported that the Bulava launch would be postponed for Dec 2011. “According to Russian Navy command, […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Onboard systems of SSBN Yury Dolgoruky were tested during the 5-day cruise. However, the main mission was test launch of SLBM Bulava at the maximum flight range. The underwater launch was held in the morning of Aug 27. Bulava had delivered all warheads to assigned region of the Pacific Ocean at the stated time. […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Industry news

    Russian defense ministry has already tied a contract for production of submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) Bulava to be executed till 2020, deputy defense minister Alexander Sukhorukov told reporters on Jan 24. “State tests of Bulava missile system have successfully finished in December, and now we prepare presidential draft decree for the missile’s commissioning”, Sukhorukov said. […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Unsuccessful test launches of Bulava ballistic missile are associated with human factor, said Chief of Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov on Feb 18. “You must be aware of a number of Bulava’s faulty test launches. We stopped test program trying to puzzle out the problem. Generally, the reason was human factor, I mean it […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

      Previously announced in media, first sortie of the first serial Project 955 Borei SSBN Alexander Nevsky was postponed due to bad weather, told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. Lead sub of the project SSBN Yury Dolgoruky will not conduct another test launch of Borei‘s main weapon – SLBM Bulava. Foreign […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

      Test program of Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) R-30 Bulava has finished, reports RIA Novosti referring to President Dmitry Medvedev. The missile’s commissioning into Russian Navy will be considered in the nearest time. As was earlier reported, prospective Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines would join the Navy along with Bulava. Last test launch was […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      By decision of state commission, next launch of submarine-based ballistic missile Bulava will be conducted in the current month, reports RIA Novosti referring to a Russian high-ranking military official. “When the submarine sailed off the base to launch SLBM Bulava, the state commission concluded the test would be unpractical”, said the interviewee. As for […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Industry news

      Submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava and its platform – nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky – will be simultaneously commissioned into Russian Navy this year, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky told RIA Novosti. SLBM Bulava is expected to become the key component of Russia’s maritime nuclear force; new Bulava-carrying submarines have been […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian defense ministry postponed the last in 2011 test launch of SLBM Bulava from Nov 28 to a later date, reported RIA Novosti referring to a source in the ministry. “Final salvo launch of Bulava will be held later. The exact date has not been determined so far”, said the interviewee. Defense ministry earlier […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy’s Borei class submarine Alexander Nevsky, of the Northern Fleet, successfully tested a SLBM Bulava ballistic missile in the Barents Sea. The Russian Department of Defence announced on Friday that the missile was launched from a submerged position toward the Kura test site on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, and arrived successfully at its destination. Bulava, a submarine-launched ballistic missile […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Test launch of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava can be postponed due to weather conditions, but it will be held till May 2012 anyway, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov at press conference on Nov 18. Earlier on, a high-ranking representative of defense industry told to RIA Novosti that last in 2011 test launch of […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

      On Oct 28 in the White Sea nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky performed successful underwater test launch of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava, reports RIA Novosti referring to a spokesman for Russian defense ministry. “Another effective test launch of SLBM Bulava was held today [on Oct 28] under state flight development test […]

  • 18 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      This year’s first test launch of the Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile will take place in June from the Yuri Dolgoruki submarine… (ruvr) [mappress] Source:  ruvr, March 18, 2011;

  • 13 January 2012
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Yury Dolgoruky successfully completed state trials along with Bulava missile system in Dec 2011 is almost commissioned into Russian maritime nuclear force, reported ITAR-TASS referring to a source in defense industry. “Before official commissioning of Yury Dolgoruky into combat-worthy maritime strategic nuclear force, there are some minor technical issues to […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Industry news

    Project 941UM nuclear-powered ballistic submarine (SSBN) Dmitry Donskoy adapted for test launches of Bulava missile will remain in service and take part in trials of new submarines in Severodvinsk, reported RIA Novosti referring to Director General of Sevmash shipyard and Rubin Design Bureau Andrei Diachkov. The sub was modernized specially for Bulava tests until completion […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Industry news

      The reason of the first abortive test launch of SLBM Bulava in Aug was unstable operation of some particular elements in the missile system, reported RIA Novosti referring to a high-ranking representative of Russian Defense Ministry. The postponed launch was scheduled on Aug 20. The missile was effectively launched later, on Aug 27. “It […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The lead ship of the Russian Navy’s Project 955 Borey-class submarines test fired the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Russian defense ministry said on Monday.  ‘Yuriy Dolgorukiy’ fired the ICBM from a submerged position in the Barents Sea towards a test range in Kamchatka. According to the defense ministry, the confirmed control data showed that the ICBM […]