Dmitry Medvedev© RIA Novosti. Vladimir Rodionov
Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile© RIA Novosti/Avrora
MOSCOW, December 27 (RIA Novosti)
The flight tests of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile have been completed and it will now be adopted for service with the Russian Navy, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.
“We have made a very important step - we have completed the cycle of flight tests… of the Bulava missile,” he said. “Now it will be put into service.”
Russia successfully test launched two Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles on Friday.
The missiles were launched from the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine in the White Sea and hit designated targets at the Kura test range on Kamchatka, some 6,000 kilometers to the east.
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