MOSCOW, July 27 (RIA Novosti)
- Russia tests Sineva SLBM
- Russia successfully tests Sineva SLBM
- Russia carries out successful test of Sineva ICBM
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Russia successfully test fired a Sineva submarine launched ballistic missile in the Barents Sea on Wednesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Konashenkov said.
The missile was launched from the Northern Fleet's Yekaterinburg nuclear powered submarine and hit a designated target at Kamchatka's Kura test site in Russia's Far East.
The RSM-54 Sineva (SS-N-23 Skiff in NATO classification) is a third-generation liquid-propellant submarine-launched ballistic missile that entered service with the Russian Navy in July 2007.
It has a maximum range of over 10,000 km and can carry four to 10 nuclear warheads.
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