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"The missile was launched from the submerged position," a spokesman said. "The parameters of the flight trajectory have been fulfilled as required. Data control shows the warheads of the missile reached the Kura testing facility successfully.
According the ministry’s data, this launch had a special feature, as the submarine had a complete set of missiles aboard.
It was the first missile launch after the Yuri Dolgoruky strategic nuclear submarine joined Russia's Northern Fleet.
The previous launches of the Bulava missiles were paerformed as part of a program of flight development testing.