Russian nuclear submarine successfully test-fired RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missile (Figure)
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MOSCOW, March 4 (Reporter Nie Yunpeng) Russia “Tula” nuclear submarine successfully test-fired a 4 RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missiles, warheads accurately hit the Kura testing ground for Russia’s Far East Kamchatka Peninsula, the intended target.
According to Russian media reports, Moscow time at 7:50 on the 4th (12:50 GMT), “Tula” nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea successfully test-fired water While RSM-54 type intercontinental ballistic missiles. Russian Federal Space Agency said on its Web site, “Russia test-fired successfully complete the task”, “The test also proved the high quality and reliability of missile systems.”
RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missile for the three liquid-fuel missile, the Russian design bureau Mark Aliyev design and production. Is the third generation of intercontinental ballistic missiles, began in 1986 when the Soviet Navy submarine equipment. 2002-2005, Russia on the RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missiles to transform, to reach the current land-and sea-based missiles, the highest technical level.
Itar-Tass reported, RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missile technology has great potential, can cope with 2030 possible military threat. In July 2007, when he was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Russian naval equipment improved after the RSM-54 intercontinental ballistic missile command.