Sohu: If you think that Russia has a weak fleet, then you just forgot about their submarines


The Russian army is recognized by world military experts as a formidable military force, but some blame the country's authorities for the weak development of the navy. But, according to some Chinese media, do not forget about such an important part of the strategic forces of the Russian Federation as the submarine fleet.


According to Sohu, Russia abandoned the construction of large surface ships, while the authorities allocate considerable funds for the production of nuclear submarines. At the disposal of the military-industrial complex of the state are dozens of the latest submarines, the main of which are nuclear submarines of the Shark and Borey class. Currently, a fifth-generation submarine development plan called the Husky is being put in place.

Western sanctions and large-scale economic the crisis, coupled with low prices for raw materials, are pushing the Russian authorities to optimize spending, including in the military industry. While the United States is developing a surface fleet, spending a lot of money on it, the Russian Federation has focused on the development of a submarine fleet. So it was in the days of the USSR: the Soviet fleet relied specifically on nuclear and diesel-electric submarines.

Russian submarines are effectively operating in different parts of the planet, constituting a real threat to American aircraft carriers, and intercontinental missiles on board are capable of covering the entire territory of the United States, if necessary.

Russian nuclear submarines also operate effectively in the Arctic, where the penetration of surface warships is difficult.
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  1. It is necessary to develop diesel boats for coastal defense! Especially in the Black Sea, when the doodles climb there to recapture the Crimea!
    1. Slavik rusin Offline
      Slavik rusin (Slavik Rusin) April 15 2020 23: 22
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      Doodles in the Barents Sea do what they want. Kursk?
      1. General Black Offline
        General Black (Gennady) April 16 2020 17: 02
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        What do they want? And then, for the “Kursk” no one closed the account.
  2. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) April 15 2020 14: 19
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    Disposable suicide bombers. Offset, of course, but in essence, it is to bury billions in the ground - and suddenly a dead hand comes in handy.
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    steelmaker April 15 2020 21: 40
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    I believe that by relying on submarines, our military is doing the right thing! Having such a weapon as now and such a connection, one boat is able to control the vast expanses of water. Moreover, we have a defensive military doctrine and we don’t need such strike groups as the United States, but we need a strike fleet!
  4. shinobi Offline
    shinobi (Yuri) 1 May 2020 03: 56
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    We are doing everything right. If the Yankees, in all seriousness, began to talk about reducing the aircraft carriers and large-tonnage fleet in general, God himself told us. From modern RCC, you can hide only under water. The future lies with multipurpose nuclear submarines and armored for the most I can not missile-cannon platforms. Probably, the concept of "pocket battleships" with a bias in rocket weapons will return.