Vladimir Monomakh submarine of the Project 955 Borey class began sea trials today, June 11, 2014. Vladimir Monomakh is the third submarine of its class. Its construction began in March 2006, the submarine was launched in December 2012. It is expected to conduct its first missile launch in September 2014 and join the fleet by the end of the year. Then it will be transferred to the Pacific, where it will conduct another missile launch.