New Russian Deployment

The Russian news agency has announced formation of a new division of Pacific Submarines on the Kamchatka peninsula by the end of 2024\start of 2025. The new Belgorod nuclear submarine will be equipped with 65-foot-long Poseidon “super torpedoes” with capability of delivering nuclear weapons. Some estimate the range of the torpedo up to 10,000 kilometers (6,200 miles). The supposed use of the weapons would be to take out carrier groups and\orgenerate a tsunami flooding coastal areas. Putin commented that, “There is no weapon that can counter them in the world today”.

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