USA: Russian "Borey" will make America uninhabited

Washington has been discussing the issue of nuclear confrontation with Moscow for decades, but it should be noted that now this is generally a favorite topic among Russophobes in the West. Therefore, it is not surprising that the American analytical publication on militarypolitical The National Interest (NI, National Interest) decided to sober up the overly aggressive and warlike public a bit.




According to the publication, even if the United States and its allies manage to neutralize (destroy) “at the first strike” Russia's air and ground-based nuclear deterrence forces (SNF), they will not be able to do anything with Russian nuclear submarines armed with missiles with nuclear warheads. For example, according to the publication, the submarines of project 955 Borey with SLBM R-30 Bulava can “make America uninhabited,” even without Moscow using all other means.

Each of the sixteen R-30 Bulava missiles in a submarine, as a rule, carries six nuclear warheads with a capacity of 150 kilotons, which are separated and destroy individual targets. This means that "one Borey" is capable of bringing down 5,8 nuclear warheads, which are 72 times more destructive than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, to cities and military bases located at a distance of more than 10 thousand miles.

- the text of the article says.

The publication clarifies that during the Cold War, Soviet submarines were indeed noisier than Western ones, therefore, more vulnerable. However, in the late 80s of the twentieth century, the USSR "imported" Technology and overcame this lag. After that, the Soviet submarines caught up in stealth (noiselessness) with the western ones. For example, the submarines of the Pike-B project were comparable to the “US Navy” workhorses of the Los Angeles class. Now, as the publication emphasizes, the Russian Borei submarines are quieter and quieter than the American Ohio class submarines.


It should be recalled that at the end of August 2019, the Tula and Yuri Dolgoruky submarines launched the Sineva and Bulava SLBMs from the polar region of the Arctic Ocean and the Barents Sea. Combat units (mock-ups) successfully hit training targets at the Chizh training grounds in the Arkhangelsk Region and the Kura in Kamchatka. And American military experts are well aware of this, so they are unlikely to doubt the performance of Russian weapons. By the way, Russian shipbuilders promised in 2020 to transfer six more submarines to the Russian Navy, therefore, Russia's security will become even higher.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 22 September 2019 11: 28
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    Let the Yankees not climb with their charter on the borders and territory of the Russian Federation, they have nothing to do here!
  2. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 22 September 2019 12: 08
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    National Interest - the estate of Pushkov, he is not quoted by amers as I know

    At VO all the time they write that the plan for the introduction of our submarines is greatly disrupted. And they will not lie ...
    1. Pishenkov Offline
      Pishenkov (Alexey) 23 September 2019 20: 04
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      ... for the described apocalypse and those that already exist, it’s enough ... Let's just hope that both sides have the brains to not apply it to the action ...
    2. Savigne Offline
      Savigne 23 September 2019 22: 27
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      Quote: Sergey Latyshev
      At VO all the time they write that the plan for the introduction of our submarines is greatly disrupted. And they will not lie ...

      In VO? Why? How is VO different from another yellow press?
      1. Sergey Latyshev Offline
        Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 24 September 2019 08: 59
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        See for yourself the differences ...
        1. Savigne Offline
          Savigne 24 September 2019 12: 19
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          Quote: Sergey Latyshev
          See for yourself the differences ...

          I looked.
          About the same as topcor.
          Only attendance is a little more.
          1. Sergey Latyshev Offline
            Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 25 September 2019 10: 25
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            I do not agree.
            There is stupid news, but the level of articles, and, especially, part of the comments is noticeably more professional.
            Although the similarity is noticeable.
            1. Savigne Offline
              Savigne 25 September 2019 11: 18
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              Quote: Sergey Latyshev
              I do not agree.

              To no avail.

              Quote: Sergey Latyshev
              There is stupid news, but the level of articles ...

              You see, even absolute nonsense can be so beautifully wrapped in words that for many it will seem like an “sensible article”.
              A professional writer in some other field, this is a rare case. Unique. Gold is gold.
              But mostly articles are written by journalists and historians. In the topics they openly swim. And they don’t know the material.
              It also happens that non-professional losers write articles (who consider themselves cool professionals).
              Therefore, competent material can not be found during the day with fire. He is literally worth its weight in gold. And those who are able to write it do not publish it in such "publications" as VO and the like.

              Quote: Sergey Latyshev
              ... and, especially, parts of the comments are noticeably more professional.

              As for the comments I will not say for sure, I looked through it obliquely. But it seemed to me that they were just a little more. But basically they are the same.

              Professionalism and the Internet are generally rarely intersecting things. Therefore, do not take articles and comments from the Internet too seriously. High-quality analytical material there except traces. But useful documents and numbers are often found. This is why the Internet is valuable.
              1. Sergey Latyshev Offline
                Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 25 September 2019 11: 46
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                I’m interested in the comments of techies there, they often post professional information that they themselves should look for a long time.
                Example:

                ... cosmos ratio. speed and hypersound, T heating from friction depending on speed and altitude, the dependence of the radar power on electric power, well, just a planned and real schedule for putting ships into operation ....

                It happens there often. Never here.
                1. Savigne Offline
                  Savigne 25 September 2019 11: 57
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                  Quote: Sergey Latyshev
                  I’m interested in the comments of techies there, they often post professional information that they themselves should look for a long time.

                  In this I agree with you. I use it myself, sinful. winked
                  Sometimes you find a document not on the archive website, where it should be, but somewhere on the forum. I can even say that this happens quite often.
    3. Syoma_67 Offline
      Syoma_67 (Semyon) 23 September 2019 23: 19
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      This is written for the Russians, or rather the cheers of the patriots living in Russia, the Americans have not even heard of such a publication.
      1. meandr51 Offline
        meandr51 (Andrei) 25 September 2019 14: 40
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        But ordinary Americans are not supposed to know this.

        Wiki:

        The publication was founded in 1985 by the famous expert Irving Kristol. The publication has a wide expert council led by Henry Kissinger and differs from other publications not only in checking the quality of materials, but also in controlling the expert’s experience in the topics covered in accordance with documents on his biography.
        On military topics, political experts are often prominent experts close to the US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, such as Robert Tucker and Graham Fuller, who are also politicians from the US Republican Party.

        Where are the Pushkovs?
  3. nnz226 Offline
    nnz226 (Nikolai) 22 September 2019 12: 44
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    Are the Americans stupid or something (as M. Zadornov claimed)? Or arithmetic do not know? 16 missiles with 6 warheads will have 96 atomic mushrooms, and why did they count only 72 ???
  4. Savigne Offline
    Savigne 23 September 2019 22: 26
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    the submarines of project 955 Borey with the R-30 Bulava SLBM “can make America uninhabited,” even without Moscow using all other means.

    Everything would be fine, but Russia has a catastrophic lack of funds. And it is not clear how to convince the authorities to stop littering with money on all kinds of cruisers, destroyers, frigates. And also on various kinds of Soviet floating (yet) buckets with nuts (rusty). And concentrate efforts on the submarine and mosquito fleet to ensure their functioning.
  5. Syoma_67 Offline
    Syoma_67 (Semyon) 23 September 2019 23: 18
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    Another story about the "radioactive ashes" from Kiselyov. Balm for the soul for lovers of a worldwide conspiracy and cheers patriots.
  6. IGOR ENTIN Offline
    IGOR ENTIN (Igor) 24 September 2019 00: 39
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    ... and again a link to the "very" American National Interest, where the main one is Simes, who is a honored expert at Solovyov ... like Yasha Kedmi (Kazakov), the great Israeli "expert" pensioner, who earns his grandchildren ice cream at the expense of the Russian taxpayer with the filing of Solovyov.
    1. meandr51 Offline
      meandr51 (Andrei) 25 September 2019 15: 28
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      Probably Americans and Europeans are fools.

      Wiki:

      There is no data on the audience size from the publication itself, but site analysis systems estimate NationalIntrest.org traffic from 2,5 to 8 million people per month and about 20 links to publications per month.
      National Interest has an international readership, which enjoys authority, so excerpts from its articles are published by The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Australian, The International Herald Tribune, etc.

      And you have this “pocket Soloviev’s publication”, one of the founders of which was the “agent of the Russian Federation” G. Kissinger.
      1. IGOR ENTIN Offline
        IGOR ENTIN (Igor) 26 September 2019 04: 40
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        Everyone who is not too lazy to type “Dmitry Simes” on the Wiki will be able to conclude for themselves about the information from his journal. BUT, yes, yes, from the Solovyov campaign it is the least illuminated.