posted on Jun, 29 2004 @ 02:06 PM
June 30, 2004
RUSSIA successfully test-launched three missiles today, firing one from a nuclear submarine and another from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan,
Russian media reported.
The Defence Ministry confirmed that the Yekaterinburg submarine fired a RSM-54 missile from the Barents Sea to the Kura testing ground in Kamchatka,
about 7000 kilometres to the East. The ITAR-Tass news agency, citing the Defence Ministry, said the missile hit its target 28 minutes after its
11.25am (5.25pm AEST) launch.