The launch on November 3 was expected as the submarine recently sailed out from the Sevmash yard in Severodvinsk for the final state tests.
Notice to Air Missions (NOTAMs) activated in the White Sea for the dates 3 to 5 November indicated a ballistic missile launch was coming.
The Defense Ministry informs that the missile was launched from the submerged position and the target on Kamchatka was hit. It is expected that the new submarine will be commissioned to the Pacific Fleet by the end of the year. Läs artikel