Forbes: Poseidon super torpedo could cause radiation leakage


The recent leakage of radiation in the Arctic region, fixed Western environmentalists may not be associated with nuclear power plants, but with the Russians testing the Poseidon super torpedo, which has a nuclear power plant. About this writes the American magazine Forbes.


The regulatory authorities of the Scandinavian countries recorded a slight increase in the level of radiation. Experts nevertheless assured that raising the background is safe for people and the environment. In turn, the Russian side stated that there were no accidents or emergency situations at the nuclear power plants in the region.

Nuclear expert policy and former US Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Tom Moore believes that reactors use more than purely civilian nuclear power plants. The military also has its own nuclear reactors. At the same time, he called the monitoring of radiation by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), which is intended to detect covert atomic charge tests, ineffective. In his opinion, Russia's denial of the radiation leak from a civilian nuclear power plant, combined with the ongoing testing of Poseidon, just points to nuclear weapons as a possible source of release.

The Russian Poseidon should be launched from submarines. It has an almost unlimited range, and its autonomy makes detection difficult. The US government considers the Poseidon an intercontinental nuclear torpedo. This is a formidable weapon that brings death to coastal cities of the United States, such as New York, Los Angeles and others.

Forbes believes that Poseidon probably does not yet have sufficient protection against accidents in the reactor. In this case, the apparatus is usually located under water, so any radiation leak may not reach the atmosphere. However, during the tests he could be lifted from the water, which led to the mentioned incident.
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  1. Dmitry S. Offline
    Dmitry S. (Dmitry Sanin) 2 July 2020 12: 11
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    If yes, if not acceptable for analytical and news publications. Forbes seems to fall into yellow.
  2. beeper Online
    beeper 2 July 2020 12: 13
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    An American nuclear submarine could cause radiation leakage.
    IMHO
  3. Bulanov Offline
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 2 July 2020 13: 27
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    Once in Greenland, the Americans lost an atomic bomb, which they have not yet found. Maybe they lost the same here during their last exercises in the area? And she slowly warns the Scandinavians - Do not relax, otherwise kak sneeze ...
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 2 July 2020 17: 53
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      Why not the penultimate ones? Or 2 years ago? And why not reptilians from the planet Nibiru?
  4. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker 2 July 2020 13: 28
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    Americans often need to be reminded of Fokushima and radiation. And then, like, in Japan there is no radiation after such an accident, everyone is worried about Russia.
  5. Binder Offline
    Binder (Miron) 2 July 2020 18: 22
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    If this goes on, then the Americans will not need nuclear weapons at all - the Russians themselves will turn the territory of their country into a continuous zone of radiation damage. negative