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The Russian Federation was the most important successor state from the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. This latter state launched the world’s first submarine launched ballistic missile and submarine based mostly ballistic missile platform to service in 1959, sowing the seeds for 4 plus generations of missile submarines in Soviet and latter Russian Federation service. It was not, nonetheless, till the introduction of the Mission 667A, armed, from 1968, with R-27 ballistic missile, that such submarine platforms started to be known as Strategic Missile Carriers. The Mission 667A was the template for 4 extra Strategic Missile Service designs – the Mission 667B/BD/BDR/BDRM armed with more and more succesful intercontinental vary ballistic missiles of the R-29/R/RK/RM collection. These programs have been, from 1983, augmented by the Mission 941/U Heavy Ballistic Missile (Submarine) Cruisers armed with the R-39/U – the biggest and strongest ballistic missile ever fielded on a submarine launch platform.
This quantity units out to doc the 4 generations of Soviet and later Russian Federation submarine launched ballistic missiles carried on the 4 generations of standard and nuclear powered ballistic missiles submarines which have served the Soviet and Russian Federation Northern and Pacific fleets since 1959. All technical and historic data has been furnished by the respective design bureaus, producers and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation with extra enter from western intelligence businesses.