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Russian Navy Borey-class SSBN & Victor III-class SSN Practiced Dueling Each Other with Torpedoes
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SSBN Yuri Dolgoruky project 955 Russia
The Project 955 (NATO reporting name: Dolgorukiy-class) K-535 Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and Project 671RTMK (Victor III-class) K-138 Obninsk nuclear-powered attack submarine of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet have practiced dueling and launching torpedoes, according to the fleet’s press office.
 
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Naval Forces News - Russia
 
 
 
Russian Navy Borey-class SSBN & Victor III-class SSN Practiced Dueling Each Other with Torpedoes
 
The Project 955 (NATO reporting name: Dolgorukiy-class) K-535 Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and Project 671RTMK (Victor III-class) K-138 Obninsk nuclear-powered attack submarine of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet have practiced dueling and launching torpedoes, according to the fleet’s press office.
     
Submarine project 671RTMK Pike k 138 ObninskThe K-138 Obninsk, a Project 671RTMK Victor III-class SSN. Picture via Regnum
     
"The Yuri Dolgoruky SSBN and Obninsk SSN submarines have conducted training in a manner of duel," the press office said.

The launches involved practice munitions, i.e. ordinary torpedoes without the warhead. Each submarine used one, and a torpedo retrieval boat found and recovered them later
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SSBN Yuri Dolgoruky project 955 RussiaThe K-535 Yuriy Dolgorukiy, first Project 955 Borey-class SSBN