Login

 

Forgot password?
Vote
Will Russian Black Sea Fleet leave Ukrainian territory in the near future?
 Hope so
 No
 Never!
History of votings
submarines shipbuilding Black Sea Fleet exercise Pacific Fleet Russian Navy Northern Fleet strategy cooperation Ukraine visits Russia piracy missiles trials Sevastopol history Sevmash presence contracts drills Baltic Fleet industry incident anti-piracy shipyards frigate Gulf of Aden training Somalia India developments reforms opinion Borei procurements policy Russia - India aircraft carrier Crimea arms exports USA St. Petersburg financing tests France Bulava Yury Dolgoruky US Navy Serdiukov Mediterranean cruise Zvezdochka NATO innovations Indian Navy United Shipbuilding Corporation Medvedev Arctic agreements commission Admiralteyskie Verfi Admiral Gorshkov Mistral Vladivostok accident hijacking corvettes overhaul anniversary Admiral Kuznetsov Russia - France Rosoboronexport Vysotsky ceremony event Yantar Severomorsk negotiations defense order conflict aircraft China deployment naval aviation investigations Putin Black Sea Varyag coast guard Vikramaditya Novorossiysk landing craft crime Far East marines Severnaya Verf meeting scandals memorials traditions Syria escort Japan statistics South Korea Yasen Neustrashimy tenders Admiral Chabanenko convoys Marshal Shaposhnikov Ukrainian Navy Severodvinsk problems Chirkov reinforcement tension firings tragedy technology frontier service provocation search and rescue Baltic Sea Caspian Flotilla Almaz Moskva hostages upgrade court keel laying rumors Dmitry Donskoy Turkey Atalanta Admiral Panteleyev Kaliningrad Kilo class Petr Veliky World War II helicopters shipwreck Admiral Vinogradov death Norway Rubin launching Russia-Norway delivery

 

Search
Our friends russian navy weapons world sailing ships
 
Tell a friend Print version

Russian SLBM Liner Completed Flight Tests

Russian SLBM Liner Completed Flight Tests 06.10.2011
Text: Lenta.Ru
Photo: Project 667BDRM Delfin submarine. wikipedia.org
Flight development test program of new Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Liner has been completed, reports Interfax referring to a source in Navy Main HQ. The tests were found successful, and the missile will be commissioned in the nearest term. Liner missiles will be based on Project 667BDRM Delfin submarines along with upgraded R-29RMU2 Sineva.

SLBM Liner has similar flight characteristics with Sineva missile, but is equipped with more advanced antimissile barrier overcoming system. The new missile is capable to deliver up to 12 low-yield or up to four middle-yield warheads. Besides, Liner can carry combined payload. As was previously reported, commissioning of SLBM Liner would prolong subsistence of northeast grouping of Project 667BDRM submarines up to 2025-2030.

First reports about Liner tests leaked out on May 20, 2011; however, it was said then that Russian Navy had tested Sineva missile. The launch was carried out by SSBN K-84 Yekaterinburg. Later on, it was reported that had been Liner missile. Some experts assume Liner is modernized SLBM Sineva commissioned into Russian Navy in 2007.

Length of R-29RMU2 missile is about 15 meters; diameter is 1.9 meters; launch weight is over 40,000 tons. The missile system is capable to perform single and salvo launches from a submarine moving at depth down to 55 meters and at speed up to 7 knots. Sineva is capable to carry 4-8 warheads; its range is up to 8,300 km. According to defense ministry's plans, Sineva will be in Russian Navy's inventory up to 2030.

Back to the list


Related Information: