Daily Archives: October 7, 2010

Successful Bulava Test Reported

Bulava Launch (photo: ITAR-TASS)

ITAR-TASS reports today’s Bulava SLBM launch from Dmitriy Donskoy was successful.  It was the 13th test overall.  The missile’s warheads impacted on the Kura range on Kamchatka, according to the Defense Ministry press service. 

Dmitriy Donskoy fired the Bulava while submerged in the White Sea.  The missile’s flight trajectory was normal.  ITAR-TASS notes Russia’s military command and defense industry prepared for this launch more thoroughly than ever.