Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said that the newest submarine-based ballistic missile Bulava has successfully been tested and is ready for mass roduction.
Speaking to journalists on Friday, Serdyukov said that the Bulava, which literally translates as “mace” (also designated by NATO as the SS-NX-30), was cured of all the bugs which had been uncovered during the initial test launches which were unsuccessful. “The Bulava has taken off – this is good news. We clearly understand that at this stage it is possible to start the mass production of the missile. We achieved this result – now we can load the Bulava into the Yuri Dolgorukiy submarine missile carrier,” the minister said.
When a reporter asked Serdyukov if the Bulava missile might undergo further tests on the second of R
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