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The successful launch of a R-29RM Sineva/SS-N-23 missile by a Project 667BDRM/Dela IV class strategic submarine of the Russian Northern Fleet was seeming by the K-114 Tula which was recently overhauled in January 2006.

The missile was launched from the submerged submarine at 06:25 UTC on June 30, 2006.

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A Russian nuclear-powered submarine from the Northern Fleet successfully launched a ballistic missile from the Barents Sea in combat training, on Friday.

The RSM-54 missile was fired from the submarine at 06:25 GMT (10:25 Moscow time) towards the Kura testing range on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

"The missile's warhead arrived at the range exactly at the planned time. The successful launch confirmed the high readiness of the maritime strategic nuclear forces and the efficiency of the tactical control system" - Spokesperson for the Northern Fleet .

The launch of the sea-based missile has been the second of its kind so far this year.
The first was launched on May 26, when the Northern Fleet shot into space a Kompas-2 satellite on the Shtil carrier rocket .

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