Bulava Test Delayed Two or Three Weeks

ITAR-TASS reported this morning that the expected Bulava SLBM test has been put off for two or three weeks.  The state commission looking at the December 2009 Bulava failure apparently made the decision today ahead of an anticipated launch between 11 and 14 August.  A defense industry source didn’t give a reason for the postponement.

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One response to “Bulava Test Delayed Two or Three Weeks

  1. It is better to make sure everything is in order before testing through vigorous procedures of inspection than to hurry up and cause more failures due to minor reasons.

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