On November 1, 2009 the K-117 Bryansk submarine of the Project 667BDRM class performed a successful launch of a R-29RM missile. The launch was conducted from a submerged submarine deployed in the Barents Sea. The Navy reported that warheads successfully reached the Kura test site in Kamchatka. According to press reports, the missiles are Sineva modification of the R-29RM missile.

The Bryansk submarine conducted a successful launch of a R-29RM missile on July 14, 2009.