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The Russian fleet will receive 32 nuclear Poseidon


The Navy (N) of Russia will put up to 32 underwater Poseidon UAVs on alert. It on Saturday, January 12, TASS with reference to a source in defense industry complex reports. According to the interlocutor of the agency, with UAVs it is planned to equip four submarines which will be a part of the Northern and Pacific fleet. At the same time each of submarines will be able to bear to eight Poseydonov. In particular, one of carriers will become the Khabarovsk submarine which was put in July, 2014 and is under construction on Sevmash. Besides, according to a source, UAVs can place on the special submarines and "atomic underwater cruisers of project 949A after the corresponding completion" which are available as a part of the Navy. Official comments in this occasion did not arrive. Earlier in January it became known of a number of technical characteristics of Poseidon. In particular, it was reported that the maximum speed of the UAV will be over 200 kilometers per hour, the maximum depth at which it will be able to move — more than one kilometer. About development of the strategic Poseidon UAV capable to transfer nuclear warheads, for the first time the President of Russia Vladimir Putin officially announced during the message to Federal Assembly in March, 2018. It is known that the submersible will be equipped with the innovative nuclear power station and is the weapons of mass destruction capable to hit the targets on water and ashore. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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