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Russian sub Vladimir Monomakh test-fires two ballistic Bulava missiles

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posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 09:52 AM
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I'm not a fan of weaponry, but maybe people around here will find this news interesting.

Yesterday there was a successful launch of two SLBM Bulava from the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Vladimir Monomakh (entered service on 19 December 2014) from a submerged position. Warheads were launched from the White Sea and hit the designated target at the Kura test range.

For the first time in practice it was implemented a salvo launch of two such missiles in a row (with the interval of 5 seconds).

The mad fact for me is that this submarine is armed with 16 (!) Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Bulava's advanced technology allows it to carry up to 10 hypersonic, individually guided, maneuverable warheads with a yield of 100–150 kt each.

Here's the official footage:




posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 09:59 AM
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originally posted by: JedemDasSeine
I'm not a fan of weaponry, but maybe people around here will find this news interesting.

Yesterday there was a successful launch of two SLBM Bulava from the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Vladimir Monomakh (entered service on 19 December 2014) from a submerged position. Warheads were launched from the White Sea and hit the designated target at the Kura test range.

For the first time in practice it was implemented a salvo launch of two such missiles in a row (with the interval of 5 seconds).

The mad fact for me is that this submarine is armed with 16 (!) Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Bulava's advanced technology allows it to carry up to 10 hypersonic, individually guided, maneuverable warheads with a yield of 100–150 kt each.

Here's the official footage:


Mmmm....warm fuzzies all over.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:12 AM
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a reply to: JedemDasSeine

This is just comrade Putin showing the west that he is not to be ignored, much like the 'leak' about the Tsar Bomba torpedo weapon. After the Great Patriotic War, where incompetent Comrade Stalin cruelly sacrificed millions of Soviet soldiers and Zhukov led the rest to victory in spite of Stalin's mania, the Soviet Union said "never again" and developed a defense-in-depth philosophy that included protective client states between the West and the Soviet Union. To be honest, no country would ever try to invade Mother Russia -- to do so would be suicide -- but Russia wants to play on the world stage again and so they show strategic military technology to the world.

I am waiting to see what they do with ISIS, especially after the downing of a Russian jetliner and the promise of more terror from ISIS to come. ISIS will pay. There may soon be a coalition including Russia, US, France, and the rest of NATO, along with Arab states, that removes this plague once and for all.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:27 AM
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Can we find out WHEN the double launch occurred? It would have made a spectacular UFO, under the right illumination conditions



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:37 AM
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awesome putin ,
i admire your master chess playing as you show the world how a true strong leader should behave!!
any chance you could teach the rest of the western leaders how to behave as they appear to have no clue.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:45 AM
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a reply to: stuthealien

It has been kind of comical to watch Putin and the west over the past couple of years . They shunned him at the last G20 and tried like heck to contain Russia but all he seems to do is bounce back even stronger and more relevant then before . It must be driving the west crazy ,not that the west was not crazy before but he has shown to the world that he is a real leader and the west will have to sit down like good humans and carry the conversation forward .....quite a accomplishment when you think about it . He will be freaking the world out again when he goes on vacation unannounced again , just wait and see ...:>)
edit on 15-11-2015 by the2ofusr1 because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:53 AM
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This thing could sit right of our coast and decimate.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 10:55 AM
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originally posted by: pteridine
a reply to: JedemDasSeine

This is just comrade Putin showing the west that he is not to be ignored,


Is it really? Did you also believe that it was in direct response to the US test of Trident and a show of force to the West?

Did you realise that this is just a series of ongoing Bulava SLBM tests pre-announced months before. Not only pre-announced but also the launch window info shared with both China and the US under treaty. The missile telemetry is also shared with the US under the New START Treaty.


Posted on September 10, 2015 by editor
Russia will carry out a series of new test launches of sea-based Bulava ballistic missile in October-November 2015, a source in Navy Main Headquarters said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The first single-missile launch will be carried out from the Vladimir Monomakh strategic submarine, while the second will be a two-missile salvo from the Alexander Nevsky and the Vladimir Monomakh subs, the source told RIA Novosti on condition of anonymity.

Both vessels are the Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines in service with the Russian navy.

“The launches are scheduled for October-November,” the source said.


Just like the US Missile tests the Russians also make public knowledge the warning and closure areas for these strategic missile test launches.

Section IV - Notifications Concerning Launches of
ICBMs or SLBMs and the Exchange of Telemetric Data

Section IV consists of six paragraphs. One paragraph covers launches of ICBMs
and SLBMs while the remaining five paragraphs cover the exchange of telemetric
information conducted in accordance with Part Seven of the Protocol and the
Annex on Telemetric Information to the Protocol.
Paragraph 1 provides for the advance notification of any launch of an ICBM or
SLBM in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement Between the United
States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Notifications of
Launches of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles and Submarine-Launched Ballistic
Missiles of May 31, 1988 (the Ballistic Missile Launch Notification Agreement).
Data regarding telemetry broadcast frequencies and modulation types must be
provided for those launches for which telemetric information may be provided to
the other Party in accordance with Part Two of the Annex on Telemetric
Information. While launches of ICBMs or SLBMs that are not subject to the
Treaty, such as of Trident I SLBMs, are not subject to this provision, they remain
subject to notification pursuant to the Ballistic Missile Launch Notification
Agreement itself. The Parties have agreed in Part Eight of the Protocol to
provisionally apply this paragraph from the date of signature of the Treaty.
Telemetric broadcast information will not be included in notifications provided
prior to entry into force of the Treaty because, in accordance with the Annex on
Telemetric Information, telemetric information will only be exchanged for
launches conducted after entry into force of the Treaty.


www.state.gov...

For missile-generated flight test data, known as telemetry, START I called for telemetry to be openly shared, with limited exceptions, to monitor missile development. New START does not limit new types of ballistic missiles, and thus the old START formula for extensive telemetry sharing was no longer necessary. New START requires the broadcast of telemetry and exchange of recordings and other information on up to five missile tests per side per year to promote openness and transparency.

www.armscontrol.org...


www.state.gov...

The Russians also have a launch notification warning with China as well as the US.

The following were the warning areas and launch windows made public in the week prior to the Bulava tests.

NOTAM G4359/15 G4362/15 G4364/15

403/15(42).
ARCTIC.
BARENTS SEA.
ROCKETS.
DNC 22.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 1100Z TO 2100Z DAILY
10 THRU 15 NOV IN AREA BOUND BY
73-05N 051-00E, 72-30N 052-47E,
71-24N 049-25E, 72-00N 047-20E.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 152200Z NOV 15.

msi.nga.mil...

G4359/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/7215N05015E056
A) ULMM ULAA B) 1511111300 C) 1511151900
D) 11 14 1300-2100, 12 15 1100-1900, 13 1100-2100
E) TEMPO DNG AREA ACT WI COORD:
720000N 0472000E-730500N 0511000E-723000N 0524700E-
712400N 0492500E-720000N 0472000E.
F) SFC G) UNL

G4362/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/6533N03730E042
A) ULAA ULMM B) 1511111100 C) 1511151900
D) 11 13 14 1100-2100 12 15 1100-1900
E) AIRSPACE C'___' WI AREA:
651300N0362700E-653800N0362700E-661300N0371600E-
655200N0383500E-651300N0374000E-651300N0362700E.
F) SFC G) 1500M AGL

G4364/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QARLC/IV/NBO/E/000/999/6547N03806E045
A) ULAA ULMM B) 1511111300 C) 1511151900
D) 11 14 1300-2100, 13 1100-2100, 12 15 1100-1900
E) ATS RTE W57 SEGMENT KUMEL-KOTID CLOSED.
F) SFC G) UNL

www.faa.gov...



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 11:11 AM
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Did they work? Some recent Russian cruise missiles fired into Syria went astray.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 12:40 PM
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a reply to: paraphi

It seems like you are talking about launches from the Caspian Sea.

Well, "according to CNN citing unnamed U.S. military and intelligence officials, 4 of 26 cruise missiles on 8 October crashed in Iran, well before reaching their targets in Syria. Russia claimed all of its missiles hit their targets." (source)

And "the U.S. believes, based on intelligence reports of damage assessments, that some buildings were damaged and civilians may have been hurt. It's unclear where in Iran the missiles landed." (source)

The U.S. version sounds dubious.



posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 11:37 PM
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originally posted by: tommyjo

originally posted by: pteridine
a reply to: JedemDasSeine

This is just comrade Putin showing the west that he is not to be ignored,


Is it really? Did you also believe that it was in direct response to the US test of Trident and a show of force to the West?

Did you realise that this is just a series of ongoing Bulava SLBM tests pre-announced months before. Not only pre-announced but also the launch window info shared with both China and the US under treaty. The missile telemetry is also shared with the US under the New START Treaty.


Posted on September 10, 2015 by editor
Russia will carry out a series of new test launches of sea-based Bulava ballistic missile in October-November 2015, a source in Navy Main Headquarters said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The first single-missile launch will be carried out from the Vladimir Monomakh strategic submarine, while the second will be a two-missile salvo from the Alexander Nevsky and the Vladimir Monomakh subs, the source told RIA Novosti on condition of anonymity.

Both vessels are the Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines in service with the Russian navy.

“The launches are scheduled for October-November,” the source said.


Just like the US Missile tests the Russians also make public knowledge the warning and closure areas for these strategic missile test launches.

Section IV - Notifications Concerning Launches of
ICBMs or SLBMs and the Exchange of Telemetric Data

Section IV consists of six paragraphs. One paragraph covers launches of ICBMs
and SLBMs while the remaining five paragraphs cover the exchange of telemetric
information conducted in accordance with Part Seven of the Protocol and the
Annex on Telemetric Information to the Protocol.
Paragraph 1 provides for the advance notification of any launch of an ICBM or
SLBM in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement Between the United
States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Notifications of
Launches of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles and Submarine-Launched Ballistic
Missiles of May 31, 1988 (the Ballistic Missile Launch Notification Agreement).
Data regarding telemetry broadcast frequencies and modulation types must be
provided for those launches for which telemetric information may be provided to
the other Party in accordance with Part Two of the Annex on Telemetric
Information. While launches of ICBMs or SLBMs that are not subject to the
Treaty, such as of Trident I SLBMs, are not subject to this provision, they remain
subject to notification pursuant to the Ballistic Missile Launch Notification
Agreement itself. The Parties have agreed in Part Eight of the Protocol to
provisionally apply this paragraph from the date of signature of the Treaty.
Telemetric broadcast information will not be included in notifications provided
prior to entry into force of the Treaty because, in accordance with the Annex on
Telemetric Information, telemetric information will only be exchanged for
launches conducted after entry into force of the Treaty.


www.state.gov...

For missile-generated flight test data, known as telemetry, START I called for telemetry to be openly shared, with limited exceptions, to monitor missile development. New START does not limit new types of ballistic missiles, and thus the old START formula for extensive telemetry sharing was no longer necessary. New START requires the broadcast of telemetry and exchange of recordings and other information on up to five missile tests per side per year to promote openness and transparency.

www.armscontrol.org...


www.state.gov...

The Russians also have a launch notification warning with China as well as the US.

The following were the warning areas and launch windows made public in the week prior to the Bulava tests.

NOTAM G4359/15 G4362/15 G4364/15

403/15(42).
ARCTIC.
BARENTS SEA.
ROCKETS.
DNC 22.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 1100Z TO 2100Z DAILY
10 THRU 15 NOV IN AREA BOUND BY
73-05N 051-00E, 72-30N 052-47E,
71-24N 049-25E, 72-00N 047-20E.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 152200Z NOV 15.

msi.nga.mil...

G4359/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/7215N05015E056
A) ULMM ULAA B) 1511111300 C) 1511151900
D) 11 14 1300-2100, 12 15 1100-1900, 13 1100-2100
E) TEMPO DNG AREA ACT WI COORD:
720000N 0472000E-730500N 0511000E-723000N 0524700E-
712400N 0492500E-720000N 0472000E.
F) SFC G) UNL

G4362/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/6533N03730E042
A) ULAA ULMM B) 1511111100 C) 1511151900
D) 11 13 14 1100-2100 12 15 1100-1900
E) AIRSPACE C'___' WI AREA:
651300N0362700E-653800N0362700E-661300N0371600E-
655200N0383500E-651300N0374000E-651300N0362700E.
F) SFC G) 1500M AGL

G4364/15 NOTAMN
Q) UUXX/QARLC/IV/NBO/E/000/999/6547N03806E045
A) ULAA ULMM B) 1511111300 C) 1511151900
D) 11 14 1300-2100, 13 1100-2100, 12 15 1100-1900
E) ATS RTE W57 SEGMENT KUMEL-KOTID CLOSED.
F) SFC G) UNL

www.faa.gov...




Missile tests are announced to prevent fatal misunderstandings and reassure nuclear states that no one is pulling a fast one. Yes, I believe that ongoing Bulava tests are to show the world that Russia is back on the world stage; not in direct response to the US test.
Remember that the Russian military was in shambles after the breakup of the Soviet Union and have been trying to reestablish themselves as a world power.




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