The rebirth of Soviet favorite "nuclear loafs", as they are known in Russia, project 949A.
Russia has tested a giant new nuclear submarine in open waters for the first time, just days after a tense standoff in the Black Sea with Britain involving a Royal Navy destroyer. The ‘Belgorod’, believed to be the largest submarine developed anywhere in the world in 30 years, was trialled in the White Sea over the weekend, according to Russian state media. Once approved for use, the vessel will be capable of launching nuclear strikes with six intercontinental ‘Poseidon’ torpedoes. It will also act as a mothership for smaller, deep-diving submarines with robotic arms that can tamper with or even cut vital cables that lie on the seafloor.
This is the carrier of Poseidon.
Truth is, she and her weapon systems are an incredible achievement in underwater technologies and change the whole strategic deterrence paradigm.
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