Russia’s Bulava missile to be test-launched by two nuclear subs in autumn 2015


Vladimir Monomakh © Courtesy of ‘Rubin’ Central Design Bureau of marine facilities MOSCOW, September 26. /ITAR-TASS/. First and second Borei-class strategic nuclear-powered submarines Alexander Nevsky and Vladimir Monomakh will test-launch the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile at a firing range in northern Russia […]

India to deploy defence against ballistic missiles by 2016, says DRDO chief

Hindustan Times

India is hurrying up the deployment of an advanced missile defence system to stave off threats from ballistic missiles at a time China’s arsenal is growing in sophistication and numbers. Pursuing its ballistic missile defence (BMD) programme aggressively, the country […]

Yury Dolgoruky submarine to test-fire Bulava missile with full missile set aboard


MOSCOW, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. The launch of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine scheduled for October will mark an important stage in testing the submarine’s missile system, a source in the Russian Navy headquarters said […]

Russian Official: Next Launch of Bulava Missile May Be Multiple

RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, September 10 (RIA Novosti) – The reliability of Bulava (SS-NX-32) Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) must be tested by multiple launching, Adm. Vladimir Komoyedov, chairman of the defense committee of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, said Wednesday. […]