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Russian strategic submarines launch ballistic missiles under Putin's control

08.05.2014 | Source:

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Russia's strategic submarines Tula of the Northern Fleet and Podolsk of the Pacific Fleet carried out two training launches of ballistic missiles from the Barents Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. President Vladimir Putin supervised the operation.

"According to telemetry and observation posts, the head of the missiles arrived at the range grounds of Chizh in northern Russia and Kura in the north-east of Russia, as scheduled," Russian Defense Ministry said.

The drills confirmed the established settings for readiness, reliability and efficiency of all parts of the system to command and control naval strategic nuclear forces.

 

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