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Russia's new nuclear submarine test fires intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time


Russia's new nuclear submarine test fires intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time



Russia's most advanced new nuclear-powered submarine test- launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time.

The launch was conducted in the White Sea off Russia's north with a dummy payload reaching a test site in the Far East Russian region of Kamchatka.

The Knyaz Vladimir submarine is the first upgraded 955A model to be produced in the Borei class of Russian nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines, and it launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time.