Пуск ракеты «Синева» / Missile launch R-29RMU “Sineva”

Posted: November 8, 2014 in ΕΥΡΩΠΗ, WORLD VIEWER
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Ракетный подводный крейсер стратегического назначения Северного флота «Тула» успешно выполнил 5 ноября 2014 г. учебно-боевой запуск межконтинентальной баллистической ракеты «Синева».

Russian Submarine Launching R-29RMU Sineva SLBM

Russian R-29RMU Sineva ICBM Launch from a Delta IV class submarine.
The R-29RMU Sineva (Russian: Синева, lit. “blueness”), also designated RSM-54, is a Russian liquid-fuelled submarine-launched ballistic missile. It has the GRAU index 3M27, and is identified by NATO as the SS-N-23 Skiff. Carrying ten 100 kt warheads, it is designed to be launched from Delta IV class submarines, which are armed with 16 missiles each.

The first full-range test was reportedly conducted on October 11, 2008; the reported range was 11,547 kilometers. The R-29RMU entered service in 2007 and is expected to remain in service until at least 2030.

Current plans see the construction of approximately 100 such missiles.

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