On 22 August 2023, Tula submarine of the Project 667BDRM class launched an R-29RMU.2 missile as part of a test, codenamed RS-31, of the S-500 Prometey air/missile defense system. The submarine was deployed in the Laptev Sea, the missile was launched in the direction of the Chizha test site in the Kola Peninsula.

The date of the test was revealed in a documentary shown on Russian television.