Russian Navy to get its most powerful submarine by the end of 2020

January 12, 2021

Russia Beyond:


These underwater monsters will defend the country’s ship armadas on patrol, as well as its borders, in all parts of the world.

By the end of 2020, the Russian Defense Ministry will finish state tests of its latest 885M Kazan nuclear submarine.

It is the newest nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine with a variety of functions.

It has been created to defend ships on patrol, attack potential enemy ships and bases with its cruise missiles, and disconnect enemy communications with its state-of-the-art radio-electric equipment.

The new submarine is the first to be equipped with a fourth generation nuclear reactor. It will allegedly have a 25-30-year core life and will not have to be refueled. It’s also received a new generation reactor to significantly reduce the noise level: the reactor’s primary cooling loop facilitates natural circulation of water and thus doesn’t require continuous operation of the main circulation pumps, which are the key noise factor on a nuclear submarine…


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