Russia plans for June 4 Bulava submarine-launched missile tests (Figure)
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according to RIA Novosti March 19, 2010 reported that a senior Navy official said Friday the Russian navy is scheduled for late June for at least 4 times a Bulava missile tests.
“Bulava launch twice in the ‘Dmitry East Vanscoy’ (Dmitry Donskoi) on a nuclear submarine, followed by two launches will ‘尤里多尔戈鲁base ‘(Yuri Dolgoruky) on a nuclear submarine. sources who said, “In the’ 尤里多尔戈鲁基 ‘number on the second test will be a salvo. “
” 尤里多尔戈鲁基 “(Yuri Dolgoruky) number is the first one Russian” North Wind “-class strategic nuclear submarine, specially designed to equip the Bulava missile, currently under the sea test. The source said that if the trial is successful, submarines and missiles can be delivered at the end of 2010 the Russian Navy.
“Bulava” (SS-NX-30) is a three-liquid and solid propellant submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). carrying 10 sub-guided warhead (MIRV), a range of more than 8,000 km (5000 miles) after a series of test failures, the “Bulava” future development by a number of congressional Members and defense industry officials questioned in 12 Bulava test, only five times, “Dmitry East Vanscoy” nuclear submarine was officially reported on the launch success.
Some analysts pointed out that in fact much larger number of launch failures, Russian military experts Felgenhauer (Felgenhauer) 12 Bulava test that only one is completely successful, but the military insisted that no other ” Bulava “alternatives, the missile test will continue until it is ready for the Russian Navy. (China Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Research Institute Zhang Luo Qing)