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Barents Sea



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Barents Sea
Credit: © Mark Wade
Barents Sea

Longitude: 35.3000 deg.
Latitude: 69.3000 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • R-29 First intercontinental submarine-launched ballistic missile (range 7800 km). First flight 1969. Development completed 1973. The variants of this missile were given three different DoD designations over the years (SS-N-8, SS-N-18, and SS-N-23). More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Sineva Russian liquid-propellant submarine-launched ballistic missile. First aunch 2004.02.18; entered service 2007. Competitor was the solid-propellant Bulava. More...
  • Bulava Russian intercontinental ballistic missile. Solid-propellant Soviet intercontinental-range ballistic missile, equipped with multiple independently targeted warheads. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Barents Sea Launch Area Submarine-launched ballistic missile launch area known to have been used for 119 launches from 1965 to 2007, reaching up to 1270 kilometers altitude. More...

Barents Sea Chronology


2008 November 28 - . Launch Site: Barents Sea. Launch Platform: TK-208. LV Family: Bulava. Launch Vehicle: Bulava.
2008 December 23 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea. Launch Platform: TK-208. LV Family: Bulava. Launch Vehicle: Bulava.
  • RV-1 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: VMF. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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