posted on Mar, 17 2004 @ 07:56 PM
this time it all went well, unlike the other two failed launches not long ago
MOSCOW, March 17 (Itar-Tass) - The Russian Northern Fleetís nuclear-powered submarine Novomoskovsk fired an intercontinental ballistic missile from
the Barents Sea at 15:08 Moscow time on Wednesday.
The warhead of the Sineva missile accurately hit a target at the Kura testing ground on Kamchatka, the Russian Navy commanderís aide Capitan Igor
Dygalo told Itar-Tass.
A Defence Ministry official told Itar-Tass that the RSM-54 Sineva missile, which is know as Scythian in the Western classification, was launched from
the sea depth.
The same test failed on February 17
Tests were conducted on one of Dolphins in 1990 with a simultaneous launch of all 16 missiles, as in real combat.
[Edited on 17-3-2004 by SectorGaza]