The missile, called the RS-24, had not yet reached its designated target, a space forces spokesman said, declining to give further information.
The RIA-Novosti news agency cited an unnamed representative of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces as saying that the Rs-24 conforms with terms laid down in the START-I treaty and the 2002 U.S.-Russia treaty that calls for reducing each country's nuclear arsenal to 1,700-2,000 warheads.
On July 14, Russia delivered another batch of the elements of the S-400 air defense system to Turkey. Turkey plans to deploy the systems in October
Presently, the Russian Navy has three Borei class submarines. They are nuclear-powered Yury Dolgoruky cruiser of the Northern Fleet, and Alexander Nevsky and Vladimir Monomakh of the Pacific Fleet