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    The Russian "Academician V.P.Makeyev State Rocket Centre" is planning to develop a new ballistic missile, the Russian Izvestia newspaper reports.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the newspaper, the ballistic missile could be sea-based and could come to replace the Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, first deployed in 2013 on fourth-generation Borei-class submarines.

    U.S soldiers walk next to a Patriot missile defence battery during join exercises at the military grouds in Sochaczew, near Warsaw
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    The new ballistic missiles could be used on nuclear submarines of the fifth generation (Husky-class) that are currently under development, according to Izvestia.

    The Husky-class submarines are being developed as a successor to the Russian Yasen-class subs.


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