On October 12, Russia successfully tested three ballistic missiles. RS-12M "Topol" was launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome, while two other missiles were launched from Georgiy Pobedonosets and Novomoskovsk submarines.
The training combat part of the "Topol" missile accurately struck a conditional target on a firing range on the Kamchatka Peninsula, officials with the Defense Ministry said.
The Novomoskovsk submarine launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) "Sineva" from the Barents Sea in the direction of the Kura test site in Kamchatka. The head part of the missile struck the target accurately as well.
The Georgiy Pobedonosets strategic submarine of Russia's Pacific Fleet launched its ballistic missile from the Sea of Okhotsk targeting Chizha range ground in northern Russia.
The successful tests have demonstrated a high level of readiness of Russia's submarine forces of the Northern Fleet and confirmed the effective command of Russia's naval strategic nuclear forces.
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