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He assigned high priority to the task of reviving the Russian submarine fleet as a major component of the defence potential.
Two years ago the Russian Navy inducted its first nuclear submarine, Gepard (Cheetah in Russian), after the break-up of the Soviet Union, and embarked on the rearmament of older submarines with the new long-range nuclear missile, Bulava-30.
Since 2001, Russia has also resumed global patrolling of the world ocean by its nuclear submarines.
Project 705 Lira, Alfa class Attack Submarine (Nuclear Powered).
This i belive is the current record holder for 'war submarines' what comes to depth..
Of any navy..
Operating Depth 1,150-2,000 feet Maximum Safe Depth
14 knots surfaced
43-45 knots submerged
350.52 to 609.6 meters thats it..
And 43 to 45 knots..
Nobody in the west has ever even come close..
Originally posted by Oswald
or am I mistaken?
Anyhow.. the news are real and they are getting even better subs, and they always had the best subs.
Originally posted by AD5673
That submarine is hot!!!!! Now the Russians are going to make more and their navy will really be stronger than the U.S. Navy.