Russian nuclear submarine successfully launches Sineva ballistic missile

A new Russian nuclear submarine, Yuri Dolgoruky, is seen during sea trials near Arkhangelsk, Russia.Source: AP

A new Russian nuclear submarine, Yuri Dolgoruky, is seen during sea trials near Arkhangelsk, Russia.Source: AP

Sineva ballistic missile successfully launched from nuclear missile cruiser in Barents sea - Defense Ministry

A Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile has been successfully launched from the Verkhoturye strategic nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine deployed in the Barents Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Saturday.

"The crew of the Northern Fleet's Verkhoturye nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine led by Cap. 1st Rank Dmitry Zelikov successfully fired a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from an assigned area in the Barents Sea upon the Kura range in Kamchatka on December 12," it said.

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"Readout data confirmed that the missile's warheads successfully reached the designated area at the Kura test range in the Kamchatka Peninsula," it said.

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