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New Russian submarine test-fires ballistic missile for first time

  • Russia's newest nuclear submarine successfully test fired a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the White Sea off Russia's northwestern coast.
  • The Knyaz Vladimir, or Prince Vladimir, fired the missile from underwater that landed on target on the Kamchatka peninsula in far eastern Russia.
  • Launched in 2017, the Prince Vladimir submarine is the first upgraded model of Russia's Borei class of ballistic missile submarines.