Tag: Russian Navy
Headlines and TV news segments from virtually all mainstream outlets were falling all over themselves the other day to report the fact that some Norwegians found a tame beluga whale with a harness on it, and “experts” attest that the animal may have been part of a covert espionage program for the Russian navy.
The K-433 underwater cruiser is part of Project 667, a BDR Kalmar-class (Delta III) submarine carrying 16 missiles each with a range of 9,000-kilometres. Let's take a look at life and work aboard this veteran Russian sub.
The Kh-35U is a formidable weapon, boasting both high speed as well as evasive terminal profiles. Many details remain classified, but there is little doubt the missile has effective ECCM.
Russia’s 2017 Naval Doctrine set the goal of building a strong force to enable the country to achieve and hold the leading positions in the world until 2030. And it is already clear that the nation has made a strong comeback as a sea power.